Broken Bow, OK asked in Health Care Law for Oklahoma

Q: A patient is in a coma. The family has given the ex wife medical rights to make the decision to let him go or not.

Does that mean the medical bills will go to her as well?

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Anna L Self
Anna L Self
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: It depends if she signed documents at the hospital agreeing to be responsible for the medical bills. Since they are divorced she would not be responsible otherwise as she is not the spouse.

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