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Answer: No. Medicare does not pay for a missed appointment so these charges should not be submitted to Medicare. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) policy is to allow physicians and suppliers to charge Medicare patients for missed appointments.
Reference: CMS Medicare Claims Processing Manual (Pub. 100-04), Chapter 1, Section 30.3.13 (PDF, 4.32 MB).
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