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Idaho passed an act to overhaul medical billing practices.

IPACT was signed into law in March and takes effect on January 1st, 2021. It mandates that 2 types of statements will be sent and what statements will say and look like. Claims must be submitted within 45 days. A consolidated summery must be sent within 60 days unless a final bill is presented at the time of service. Interest can only be charged 63 days (60 plus 3 days to assume the bill was received) after the patient receives a final bill. Patients information must be confirmed at every appointment. The office must have documented evidence that they complied with each step.

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  • Oct 26 2020
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