BC Advantage - 2006 Issue 3
Paper Claim VS Electronic Claims
What are the benefits of sending electronic claims as opposed to paper claims? To some medical offices, sending electronic claims is an important way of conducting their business. However, it is soon to be a mandatory way of sending claims to the majority of insurance companies.As it currently stands, there are a few criteria that waive the Medicare requirement that all claims must be submitted electronically. For example, if the physician, practitioner, facility, or supplier (other than provider of services) has fewer than 10 full-time equivalent employees, or the entity that has no method available for the submission...
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