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Unformatted text preview: However, that facility tried to bill the patient after the fact that the insurance does not cover the procedure so they send a detailed bill in the mail with the date of the visit, what procedure was done and what the patient owes the medical provider. From then on the member can either pay amount in full or set up a payment arrangement with facility. A second example of a patient charge is if 19 year old Bruce Smith went to get all four of his wisdom teeth pulled and his insurance only paid for 80% of that bill. The medical provider will either have the member pay for the service up front or send a dated bill in the mail describing the services performed and the cost member owes. The patient can either pay in full or work out a payment arrangement with the medical provider as well....
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- Spring '09