Medicare as a Secondary Payer

The GAO (Government Accountability Office) released a report today that outlines Medicare's responsibility and how claims are handled when a Medicare Beneficiary is involved in an unexpected incident such as a car accident. This report can help you to understand the proper method of billing and payment when you treat Medicare beneficiaries who fall into this category.

The report can be viewed at http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d11726thigh.pdf