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Medicare billing questions and answers

  • Do I have to sign any forms before you can bill Medicare?

    I have other health insurance in addition to Medicare. Will you bill that insurance company also?

    What is the difference between Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B?

    What's not covered by Part A & Part B?

    What are self-administered drugs? How are they reimbursed by insurance?

    What is a Medicare Summary Notice (MSN)?

    How do I contact Medicare?

    Whom can I contact with questions about my bill?

    Will I have to pay anything for my hospitalization or clinic visit?

    What do I need to bring to my appointment?

    What is my deductible?

    Is my visit, test or procedure covered by my insurance?

    How may I contact Customer Service with billing questions?

    Can I get an estimate for a service?

    Why do I owe a balance if I have insurance coverage?

    Why did I receive a bill for a routine physical or preventive exam?

    Why did I receive multiple bills following my recent hospital stay?

    How can I get an itemized bill or payment receipt?

    Does Allina bill vision insurance?

    What is a hospital-based clinic?

    Is Allina in-network with my insurance?