Managed Care Contract Negotiations
Apr 03

Out of network patients – collecting the money

Offer out-of-network patients a good prompt payment discount for payment at time of service then allow them to decide what to do.  Unless they are in HMOs, these patients will have an out of network benefit.  Your only decision then will be whether to file the claim on their behalf (paid to beneficiary) or give them the superbill and let them do all the work of dealing with their insurer.  If you’ve already terminated the contract, is there ANY down side to taking this course?   

About Reed Tinsley, CPA

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