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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Check Contracts When Waiving Copays

Question: We have a few patients at our practice who aren’t charged anything when they visit because they are friends of the doctor. There’s a note in their records saying, “Do not charge Blue Cross — all services gratis.” At my last practice, we weren’t able to do this because it was against insurer policy. Can we do this here? Supercoder [...]