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Benefits to STD Clinics

Billing Medicaid and third-party payers for STD-related services, while ensuring confidentiality, can help close budget gaps and offset the cost of providing free services to patients without health insurance.

Below you will find a series of case studies highlighting the experiences of STD clinics that are currently or are in the process of billing third-party payers for services or implementing systems to bill for STD-related services. These resources will help you and your staff understand the benefits of billing to STD clinics.


Case Studies Webinar Part 1: Philadephia and Portland (NCSD)

These case studies highlight the experiences of STD programs and clinics that are currently billing third-party payers for STD-related services, or are in the process of developing a plan and laying the groundwork to implement a third-party billing practice.  These cases studies offer real world examples of partnerships and business models for building relationships with third-party payers.


Case Studies Webinar Part 2: Minneapolis and Denver (NCSD)

These case studies highlight the experiences of STD programs and clinics that are currently billing third-party payers for STD-related services, or are in the process of developing a plan and laying the groundwork to implement a third-party billing practice.  These cases studies offer real world examples of partnerships and business models for building relationships with third-party payers.


Moving Toward Third-Party Billing and Revenue Generation in Public Health: An Emerging Model from Michigan (NCSD)

This webinar focuses on the diversification of revenue to ensure the continuation of safety net services are provided, and highlights on Michigan LHD's billing capacity


Third-Party Billing at the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (Cardea Services)

A guide highlighting the experience of the Oregon State Public Health Lab in implementing billing for STD services.


Addressing Medical Billing Challenges in Public Health 
(North Carolina's Northwest Partnership for Public Health)

Description of a 2-year public health billing enhancement pilot project among 4 counties in NC (billing clients for STD services is not permitted in the state of North Carolina)