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Old 11-27-2012, 05:16   #1
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I got a Medicare Summary today and it lists the bill for the test from my PC doctor for my recent blood work...

Total of bill was $3, 632, 78 and the Medicare paid $294.76. Doesn't make sense to me.

Does this seem to make sense?




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Doctors have to pad their bills a whole lot for Medicare patients because Medicare only pays a small fraction of what they ask for. If the doc had asked for $294.76, Medicare would have probably only paid him 8 bucks or so.

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Go to mymedlab,com you can order your own blood test, but you can also compare pricing which I do before going to the doc.

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