This section provides a brief overview of Medicare basic
What is Medicare Part A?
Medicare Part A is the part of Medicare that most people don't have to pay for called hospital insurance. Most people get Part A as soon as they turn 65 without having to pay a premium. The only thing that would prevent a person from being eligible for Part A is failure to pay Medicare taxes while they or their spouse was working. Medicare...
What is Medicare Part B?
Medicare Part B is the part of Medicare called medical insurance. This part of Medicare is optional to patients one they reach the age of 65 and charges a monthly premium. Part B covers most services not covered by Part A.
What is Medicare Part C?
Medicare Part C are Medicare Advantage Plans, also known as Medicare Managed Care Plans that provide Medicare patients an alternative insurance plan in place of traditional Medicare benefits.
Understanding the ABN
It is important to know when it is necessary to use a Medicare ABN and the responsibility of a health care provider to it's Medicare patients.
The Do's and Don'ts of Medicare Billing
Here are a few simple tips to improve your Medicare billing process.
Understanding Medicare Secondary Payer
Understanding the difference between when Medicare is primary or secondary can make billing Medicare easier for health care providers.
Six Ways to Boost Medicare Payments
For many medical practices, Medicare payments make up a large percentage of accounts receivables. In order to maximize reimbursements, providers need to take proactive measures. Here are six simple ways to boost Medicare payments.