FAQs-Personal Injury Verification

Frequently Asked Questions- Personal Injury Q: What is a personal injury?  A: A serious, harmful act to a person or persons as a result of someone else’s negligence. Q: What does Personal Injury cover? A: Medical expenses, lost wages, accident-related injuries, and funeral expenses. Q: Do I collect money from the personal injury patient after...
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Personal Injury (PI) Verification Form

 Support Tool Hopefully, the information offered in this module has provided the clinic a reason to implement personal injury verification. The module contains helpful tools to help you succeed with this task.  Download and customize the Support Tool titled Personal Injury Insurance Verification Form. Save the Support Tool to your desktop or to a folder...
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Verifying Personal Injury Coverage

If you feel you can bypass verifying personal injury cases, you are not alone. Just because the majority are not doing something does not mean that it is the best business approach. In our experience working with clinics on their billing and collections, we find a large amount of unpaid personal injury claims in their...
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Med Pay vs. PIP Coverage

Coverage Differences As you navigate the waters of Personal Injury claims, it is important to understand the difference between Med Pay and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) when verifying coverage. You will find that PIP covers things that aren’t covered by MedPay. Patients could use their PIP coverage for costs other than medical which could then...
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FAQ-Personal Injury

Personal Injury FAQs Q: We have a patient who was involved in a car accident.  She has Med-Pay on her auto policy.  She was not at-fault in the accident but refuses to let us bill her Med-Pay benefits because she thinks her rates will go up.  How can we address this? A: Med-Pay is an...
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The Tort System & Personal Injury

PI and Tort Tort is defined as “a wrongful act or an infringement of a right (other than under contract) leading to civil legal liability.” For example, an automobile accident where one driver hurts another driver because he or she was not paying attention, might be considered a tort. Nearly every state has mandatory car...
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