Originally Posted by mspeasl
Since he has been my GP for 30yrs I would hope he would be truthful with me. That's not to say you're incorrect, its just I don't know you and I put my health in his hands.
Please see page 4 fourth paragraph. Trust me, this is what I do on a daily basis. I know Medicare inside and out, I have been in the industry for over a decade.
"If your provider does not accept Medicare
assignment, he/she can bill you for up to 15 percent over
the Medicare allowable rate. This is called “balance billing.”