Carnegie, PA asked in Health Care Law, Insurance Defense and Medical Malpractice for Pennsylvania

Q: I got in a dispute of $550 with my dental office. They claimed they did services which my insurance won't cover

They did not tell me those are not covered. I only came for 2 teeth filing which I am supposed to pay some portion and insurance company pays other. So I dispute with my insurance company and the insurance performed an audit based on the dentist claims resulting me owing even more money. I did not consent to that extensive procedure or know of those. They wanted me to pay the full amount and threatened to turn to debt collector. I am unwilling to pay for something like that. It looks like fraud and the dentist office was very unclear and unprofessional in term of recording services and won't explain to me what those are. I asked two or three times and they answered all differently. I would like to wait to resolve it in court. Please any advice would be appreciated.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: You can tell them you did not consent to the services they are billing you. If they have a debt collector call you you file a complaint with the medical board that licenses dentists.

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