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Q: Can I charge back a vet bill?

I called a vet's office and at the time I made the appointment for my dog and at the moment I walked in and they asked me what he was being seen for oh, I told them I was there for a Cushing's test. I told the veterinarian three times that I wanted my dog tested for Cushing's disease. When the blood work came back and she was giving me various results I asked does he have Cushing's disease. She said they did not test for that and that it would not have mattered anyway because they did not treat dogs with Cushing's disease. The bill was $160 is this considered fraud?

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: It is unclear what you mean by "charge back". Did you pay the bill? If you didn't ask them to do anything but test the dog for that particular disease, and if they didn't do the test, simply don't pay the bill.

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