Is it legal for a doctor to charge one price if a patient pre-pays and another price if insurance is billed?

Answer %DETAILS% Answer I would seek legal counsel on this from someone who is familar with medical claims. In the meantime, do you have anything in writing from the hospital showing the agreed upon amou... Read More »

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Is it legal for a doctor not to charge a copay or lower the copay for surgery and accept only what the insurance pays?

Answer You might really be asking two questions here.1. Is it legal, as in can the provider find himself with criminal charges for doing it2. Does the Insurance Company permit it? Could the prov... Read More »

If an Insurance Company pays for services rendered by Doctors Office yet does not post and cash check until after patient has moved on to a new plan is patient still responsible for original payment?

Answer little unclear on who received funds they didn't post or cash, (doc's office has an ins. co. check?) but i believe the answer is this:if you signed forms in a doctor's office that said you a... Read More »

Who owns x-rays taken by a doctor and paid for by medical insurance the doctor or the patient?

Answer Who owns the medical record? Your record is the physical property of the hospital. However, the patient him/herself controls the release of the information contained in the record. shands.or... Read More »

Is a patient usually charged full price to have an partially completed root canal finished?

AnswerThis can go several ways. If you have the same dentist and they just did a partial root canal (sounds odd to me) and you are going back, then you could have paid for the full root canal so ch... Read More »