Q: Am I responsible for a medical bill they never billed my insurance
I received service at a ER in Florida 2017. I gave the hospital my insurance information, they billed my insurance and received payment. However, the ER doctor seems to work independent from the hospital and never billed my insurance. They claimed they sent Bills to me which I never received because I moved a month later. They also claimed I never gave them my insurance information which they never asked about. I just found out about this after a collections agency contact me, and now it's ruining my credits. What are the options for me?
A: It is not uncommon for ambulatory services to be billed separately from the hospital’s bill. It may be best to contact an attorney who specializes in collection services. You may be able to contact your insurance carrier for other options.
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Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
A: It sounds like your physician charges were billed separately from the hospital. That happens often, under entities that call themselves "Physician's Billing," or similar names. Being that it is in collection, it could be late for them to do anything, but you could try contacting them. Good luck
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