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NCSD's Third-Party Billing Guide

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has collaborated with key partners to develop a resource to support the sustained delivery of STD services in the face of a changing funding and policy landscape. This guide seeks to meet the needs of a range of providers, serving not as a technical manual, but rather an introduction to what providers need to consider as they approach the decisions surrounding third-party billing.

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