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Accordingly, we urge all physicians to review and familiarize themselves with the information in this Fraud Alert.

If a physician has any questions as to the application of these requirements to specific facts, the physician should contact the appropriate Medicare Fiscal Intermediary or Carrier.

When a specimen is sent to another provider, the ordering provider must also send all necessary information required for that provider to claim for the service.

, MHCP will no longer reimburse providers for lab tests they did not complete unless they meet an exception as noted below.

Do not include lab services you did not complete on your claim.

In this situation, MHCP can either pay the laboratory directly or pay the hospital with which it is affiliated.

(Refer to Medicare direct payment requirements at 42 CFR 447.10.) A staff-model clinic that is part of a health maintenance organization (HMO) licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health under Chapter 62D may bill for lab tests performed at other sites within the same HMO.

Lab services performed by a reference or outside lab that is not part of the same HMO must be billed by the lab that performed the test.

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