When the defendant’s carrier sends you letter that after ‘reviewing’ your bill, they will either deny or dramatically reduce your bill. They argue since you are ‘contracted’ with the patient’s manage care company – you are obligated to ‘accept’ its contracted rates. Adding insult, you are further reminded that balance billing is prohibited by your contract.
Most managed care contracts would support the 3rd party car insurance ploy ONLY if the doctor elects to bill that contracted managed care carrier.
For an easy to follow form, listing 4 key arguments -- email email@example.com
Of some 26 million drivers in California, some 2 million do not have a valid driver’s license.
Largest portion of unlicensed drivers in fatal accidents are between 20 and 29 years old. These figures are mostly illegal immigrants but include drivers who licenses are revoked.
Another powerful reason to encourage your patients to buy at least $100,000 in UM coverage and $ 5,000 in med pay. Generally in most of California those premiums will not exceed $10.00 a month.
3 areas are noted here. But most major cities keep computerized tracks of dangerous intersections. You may want to post one of the sites in your waiting room. Your patients would like know.