What is a Letter to Appeal a Medical Claim Denial?
Medical bills can be expensive, so don't pay out of pocket for costs that should be covered by your insurance. If your medical claim was denied then a Letter to Appeal a Medical Claim Denial can help you dispute that denial. You have a right to challenge decisions you believe are erroneous or are insufficiently explained. Sometimes, you can correct problems with a little more information: a letter from a doctor, or supplemental information about your claim or policy. No matter what the issue is, sending a Letter to Appeal a Medical Claim Denial can help you get answers, fix errors, and set things right.
When to use a Letter to Appeal a Medical Claim Denial:
- Your medical claim was denied.
- You want to challenge a denial.
- You're asking your doctor to provide a written statement to challenge a claim.
- You just want a better explanation of the denial.
I am writing on behalf of the patient, . I am the parent of .
I am writing you with respect to the following claim:
|Date of service:|
On , received notice that this claim was denied.
I have asked to send you a letter explaining that the services were medically necessary.
Please contact me if you have any questions or need additional information.
Thank you for your attention to this matter.