Q: what can i do legally against a dental office which lied to me about being in network and actually not being
I made an appointment to see a Dentist through the website Zocdoc. On this Website the dental office lists my speific plan and dental insurance as being "in network", if the office is in-network I know that my dental insurance would pay for the cleaning and check up x rays in full. I go for cleaning and check up x-rays. Before any treatmet happened in the office I asked them to double check I wont get charged for the cleaning and x-rays. They assured me after checking "everything will be fine". 2 months later i get a bill for x-rays only ($250) through the dental office. I contacted Zocdoc to see what can be done and zocdoc said that the provider has double checked and is in network with the dental insurance and they believe that zocdoc should stay out of it. I called my dental insurance they said the office is out of network. . Tried to negotiate a deal that new patients would pay because online i took screenshots of new patient deals and they said it has nothing to do with them.
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