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If medicare is one of the insurances then medicare is primary and the commercial insurance is secondary.

If you have two commercial insurances then that would depend. It would be a good idea to contact both and get that straight before you incur a lot of bills.

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Q: When people have more then one insurance which one is considered the primary ins?
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