Dallas, PA asked in Consumer Law and Health Care Law for Pennsylvania

Q: I have been sued by a health organization in Ny. I live inPA...what will they do to me, what can i expect? Thank you.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: First, you need to respond to the case--even if it's bogus doing nothing is not an optiion. They may be a group that does the collections for a doctor group. Attached to the complaint should be the bill. If you had health insrurance and they didn't cover you need to consider adding them as a third party defendant, saying "If I owe the Hospitals money, you my health insurance (medicare & Medicaid included) should pay."

If you are on medical assistance you need to get with the leagal services organization that serves your county.

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