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Be careful to monitor language that accompanies reimbursement checks

by Christopher Moore, MA - ODA Director of Dental Services
11/13/2017
ODA Today

Late this summer the Ohio Dental Association began receiving second-hand reports of isolated cases of dentists being "required" to accept as payment in full the allowed reimbursement amount from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan even though the dentists had no contractual relationship with BCBSM.

These reports also indicated the dentists were told by BCBSM representatives that by cashing the BCBSM reimbursement check they had agreed to accept the BCBSM allowed amount as payment in…

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