Wayne, NJ asked in Collections for New Jersey

Q: 1st contact 4 yr old 400 med bill, bal ins didnt pay, Comp defunct, where do I stand since 0 prev contact & comp gone

I received a $400.00 bill in the mail for the supposed balance on a MRI from 4 years ago. This is supposedly what insurance did not cover. The company is no longer in business and this is the first notice I am receiving for the amount owed. I researched online and medical bills in NJ have a statue of limitations of six years. Where do I stand legally for the liability of this bill since the company is defunct and there was no previous billings sent to me?



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Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar
  • Collections Lawyer
  • Livingston, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You would still owe the debt. They could have sold same and the new company is coming after you.

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