Orleans, MA asked in Health Care Law for Massachusetts

Q: Am I responsible for the bill

My doctor ordered a cologuard test for me.

He knew what health insurance I had.

He did not inform me that the test was not covered by insurance.

The lab sent me a bill.

My insurance company said it was the lab’s responsibility to check that they took my insurance before doing the test.

Who’s responsible for the bill?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Robert D. Kreisman

A: Unfortunately, from what information you gave you would be responsible for the bill.

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