Q: Elderly father in Neb, lost wife to Leukemia in Dec. She has a ton of unpaid hospital bills. Is my father responsible?
Insurance has already paid their "share" and there is still a hefty outstanding balance. Father is on Soc Sec Disability. What is his obligation to pay these bills?
A: Unless your father signed for the bills they are not likely to be able to hold them responsible. Contact take the billing dept and explain the circumstances. I would also hold on to all the billing after reading them in case they take legal action. If they do you should contact legal aid.
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