Philadelphia, PA asked in Consumer Law, Health Care Law, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Pennsylvania

Q: Is there anything I can do to at least reduce the bill?

My insurance dropped me because I “make too much money” but I never received the notice they said the mailed me. So I had gone to the ER and now I have a $4000 hospital bill. The insurance company said I can’t file a complaint because I am no longer insured under them and the insurance through my work said they cannot date my insurance back to the date I lost it. Is there anything I can do? I’m only 18 and can’t afford this and I’m really stressed out.

1 Lawyer Answer
Elizabeth Tarasi
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  • Insurance Claims Lawyer
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: The hospital should have a process where you can apply to have the bill reduced. Call the hospitals billing department

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