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 Are health care providers obligated to accept payment from a secondary insurance at their fee schedule when the provider does not participate with the the patient's primary insurance?

Answer Answer It has been my experience that providers of health care are not obligated to accept secondary or even primary insurnace coverages if they are not under contract with that insurance company... Read More »
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Can the secondary insurance provider deny a claim that was not filed with the primary insurance provider first?

AnswerLet me tell you what happend to me. I hope that this helps. I used to be covered by two insurance companies. My primary insurance company was through the company that I worked with. My se... Read More »
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With Primary and Secondary Insurance your primary denied your claim because it was over a year is your secondary obligated to pay?

Answer Yes, subject to the limits in their policy. Answer No. With most insurance policies, there is what is called a timely filing limitation. For my company; contracted providers have 6 months, a... Read More »
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Can you obtain a secondary health insurance policy for a child when the primary placement parent has the primary insurance coverage?

Answer Yes most definately! It does not matter who has "primary placement". It is based on which parents birthdate comes first in the year. If you were born Jan 3rd and the other parent was bor... Read More »
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If you are the custodial parent and have no health insurance but your new spouse does will your ex-husband's health insurance be primary or secondary?

Answer The birthday rule is often used to determine which plan is primary and which is secondary. Under this rule, the plan of the parent whose birthday occurs first in the calendar year is designa... Read More »
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