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Have you ever fought your doctor on how they billed you incorrectly?


I saw a new doctor last June. It was a wellness check-up. They billed me as a a back pain appointment. They also billed me for a facility fee of $195.00 at Cleveland Clinic. I called them to correct my bill. They told me because I discussed other things during my wellness check, I had to be billed differently. I have insurance and I am entitled to a wellness check."So what can patients discuss with a doctor during a wellness check?" I was so angry with the doctor and the insurance company. Patients do not know they charge facility fees on top of the visit.

 

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Margaret Perrottet (mperrottet) says

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    alphagirl 4 years ago

    Thanks for sharing! I did call and fight it! But the doctors refuse to resubmit code! I am so angry I will not go to any doctor who works for clevland clinic because of how they bill!

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    alphagirl 4 years ago

    ConversantLeader, Thanks for your insight. I am going to go to a different doc. I will aslo ask the doc before I leave how they are coding each visit so that i get billed correctly.

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John W Townsend (PAPA-BEAR) says

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    alphagirl 4 years ago

    Papa bear, very interesting! Is what you pay based on income earning? What happens about those who do not pay into the system? Who pays for that?


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    alphagirl 4 years ago

    Paxwill, thanks! I did call them 3-5 times! It is a huge headache! I told them they need a dos and don't poster telling patients what subjects discussed incur fees. They beat the patient down!