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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
Answer: There are times when a provider will receive a primary payment from another insurance company after Medicare has paid as primary. When this happens, it is assumed that Medicare should be the secondary payer. If you receive two primary payments, you should refund Medicare’s payment in full.
Reference: CMS IOM Publication 100-05, Chapter 3, Section 10.4 (PDF, 234 KB).
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