Lincoln, NE asked in Collections and Consumer Law for Nebraska

Q: A hospital did a procedure on me which was subsequently denied by my insurance. Now they are suing me to collect

I'm refusing to pay the bill because the hospital did nothing to help me appeal the case to my insurance company. The original amount was $7k which they reduced to $3k. Is the case worth fighting?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: It could depend on the basis of the denial, provisions of your plan, and other factors. One option here could be to have an attorney who handles medical claims disputes review the file. They should be able to determine the viability and cost-effectiveness of defending the matter, since the second factor would be an important consideration if they were to handle it on an hourly basis. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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