Unformatted text preview: A provider can not bill patients for non-covered services. For a provider the bill a patient for a non-covered services the provider has to have an established policy for billing all patients not covered by an insurance, they have to advise the patient prior to treatment that Medicaid will not cover that service, the patient has to agree to the responsibility of the payment, and the patients signs a detailed statement of the services provided and the amount they are responsible for. Medicaid is a jointly funded federal-state program. It is the largest insurance program funded. Each state has their own guidelines for Medicaid but they also have the meet the mandatory federal requirements and guidelines because they match the funds to pay for Medicaid....
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- Spring '02