Q: I have been to several rehabs and have good insurance each time that paid for it in all. Now the rehabs are sending me
Bills not ins company now I get a claim letter I mail for bankruptcy what does this mean please please help me
A: A Mississippi attorney would be able to advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. From what you describe, it's possible that your insurance carrier became insolvent and went into receivership. This is only a guess because you mention that the billing facility mentioned bankruptcy in its correspondence with you. If you contact your insurance carrier or the Commissioner of Insurance in Mississippi, they might be able to advise you about the disposition of this matter. Keep in mind that medical providers and other facilities will not want to hear about a patient/resident's insurance carrier becoming insolvent - they want their bills paid, plain and simple. Now that you are essentially on notice of a possible problem with your carrier (IF THAT IS THE CASE AFTER YOU HOPEFULLY LEARN MORE FROM THE COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE), do not offer your insurance card/group number/member number as billing information to facilities until you learn more about where things stand... otherwise those facilities could turn around and come after you personally for their unpaid services. You could consult with a Mississippi attorney versed in insurance matters to assist you with this. Good luck
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