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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Get the Scoop on Writeoffs

Question: We have had a few patients who don’t pay their bills, even if we offer discounts, payment plans, and credit card processing. How can we know when it’s okay to write off these charges? Supercoder Subscriber Answer: Unfortunately, every practice will encounter a non-paying patient at some point. Your practice may be justified in writing off a patient’s balance [...]