Is there a certain time frame that the custodial parent should get medical bills or insurance EOBS to the noncustodial parent who is responsible for medical bills not covered by insurance?
You contact your local Domestic Relations Office for the information. They should have a policy on it. In the state of PA the custodial parent must provide the documents within 6 months or the Domestic Relations Office may not assist in recouping the funds from the non custodial parent. Good Luck. What does the Court Order say? I would suggest the sooner the better, if the claim wasn't processed correctly the other parent might be able to get it corrected. Maybe the other parent has other coverage that will pay it. Also, the medical provider would want to get paid as soon as possible. for more info see www.steveshorr.com
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Can a non-custodial parent be billed for medical charges not covered by insurance when the custodial parent signed for it?
What does your judgment for divorce say? Seat of the pants answer would be yes. www.SteveShorr.com/family.law.htm I was responsible to pay for medical expenses only after she paid the initial $250 deductible and all claims have been submitted to inusrance carriers. I have also been in situations where I have contested certain expenses that were not directly medical expenses such as warranties & shipping fees (ie. eye glasses). You should be able to find this information in your support order. Your domestic relation office can provide you with specific information on what type of medical expenses are considered.
Can you be billed for your medical bills if you were on a parent's insurance?
Answer . \nBeing billed for medical services has nothing to do with insurance coverage, your parents or your own. Whether it is legal and appropriate to bill you would depend if you are an adult, if you signed the authorization form taking responsibility for the bill, and whether this was a workers compensation claim.\n. \nIf you are of age, you received treatment (not the insurance comapny) and are responsible for the bill. If you are not of age, your parents have legal responsibility to pay. Medical providers file insurance claims as a courtesy. If your insurance policy, or your parents', does not pay, you will have to. The debt would be turned over to a collection agency and would be reported on your credit report.. Answer . It depends, if you had full coverage. Then NO, you are not responsible call you insurance and request a claim form follow the instructions on the form and submitt it, they should cover you medical bills.
When a noncustodial parent is ordered to pay unreimbursed medical expenses and both parents have insurance coverage for the child how can you prove the custodial parent has coverage when she denies it?
Answer . \nThe attorney representing the non-custodial parent can serve the custodial parent with a interogatory summons requesting proof of insurance or the lack thereof. If the parent wishing such information does not have legal representation, he or she may wish to contact the clerk of the circuit court in the county where the action is to take place for information. Please be advised court clerks cannot give legal advice nor comment on individual cases, they can only impart general information concerning court procedures.
Who is responsible for medical bills for a pregnant teen if the parents are divorced?
Answer . \nThe custodial parent is responsible for any and all medical bills pertaining to a child before the age of 18, but that's what child support covers when you request it during divorce proceedings that money goes towards the care and upbringing of a child so you do include medical bills with the upbringing and care of a child.
Are adult children responsible for the medical bills of a parent?
Answer . \nOnly if they signed an agreement promising to do so.\n. \nAdmittance forms into a hospital, medical facility, nursing home, for medical procedures and so forth are not considered financial agreements to pay costs incurred unless they state otherwise, if so, the presenter must inform the signer of the obligations attached.
Can you get medical insurance with your parents if you are independent?
Some times, if you are a full time student, or if you are disabled in some way. But if you are an independent adult, I would doubt it.
Can a noncustodial parent be billed directly from medical provider for their share of unreimbursed medical bill?
A hospital can only bill a noncustodial parent if that parent calls or signs to okay it. if the spouse simply says to bill my spouse, then you can fight it because you did not okay it. BUT, if the divorce papers say that you are 50/50 responsible, it would be a losing battle. In my divorce I wrote to the hospital/clinic, and stated that I was 50/50 responsible, but that I would only pay for thing that I approved, not every er visit that the ex ran up without justification. Ex-wives can be very vindictive and use their own kids to do it. My ex actually hurt my daughter in order to run up bills. it's called Munchhausen's Syndrome by Proxy. Contact your hospital/clinic and state exactly what you will pay for, like diseases and yearly check ups, not $400 ER bills for a cold. . Been there, had it pulled on me. Be fair or you hurt the kids even more than whatever caused the divorce in the first place.
Whose medical insurance covers your child if both parents are insured?
In order for your child to have insurance coverage, your child would need to be listed as a covered person on the policy, and a premium would need to have been collected for the child. Even if both parents are insured, if your child isn't on the policy and has not been considered as a portion of the premium, then there is no coverage.
Is there a limit on the time for the custodial parent to submit medical expenses for reimbursement from the noncustodial parent?
family $ support issues . The only limit is stated in the legal document describing this type of support . I am NOT a lawyer, but have had someone try to put a time limit for my childrens' medical reimbursements in NY. Never upheld legally!
Are parents responsible for adult children's medical bills if they have medical insurance on them?
No. Insurance, and Responsible party are two different obligations. Insurance is just a service. Responsibilty to pay is owed by anyone over the age of 18, the legal gaurdian that signs for a minor will be responsible there of. Yes. In March 2011, my husband asked this question of his employer who offers BCBS Federal health insurance. His 3 children, aged 21-24 are notorious deadbeats when it comes to paying their bills and he was concerned about being stuck with their medical expenses. Initially, he was told that adult children are responsible for their own medical charges since it is they who sign an agreement to pay for services at the doctors' offices. Not completely satisfied with an answer that was unsupported by citations within the BCBS documentation, he insisted that a supervisor be contacted and asked to cite specific BCBS wording about financial responsibility. It was then he was told that, yes, should "dependent" adult children fail to pay their medical bills, the doctor would likely have recourse to seek payment from the policy holder since the "children" are "dependents" on his policy. Furthermore, my husband was informed that, as a federal government employee, he had no option to decline adding his adult children to his insurance policy. In short, he is forced to have them on his policy whether he wants to or not and could potentially be stuck paying their bills. No. Seek advice from an attorney before going to battle on medical liability. We are in the same situation when it comes to providing insurance to adult children living on their own. 4 of our six children are on our health insurance, all over the age of 21. When we found out our credit scores were being affected by medical costs incurred by our adult children, we took a stand and are now seeking advice from attorneys and our credit scores has been and is in the process of being corrected for various past due bills reflecting with credit bureaus. In our initial consultation, it was explained that we are only liable for medical costs we have signed financial liability for with the provider. Just because you add the adult child to insurance for health coverage due to the new laws, DOES NOT make you financially responsible unless the child is a minor and cannot legally sign for themselves with the provider. I HIGHLY suggest seeking out legal help in this matter due to too many interpretations of these new laws by insurance providers and employers and yes, even for government employees. The costs of an attorney will be FAR less than the costs and headache of additional medical bills and bad credit due to adult children's inability to pay their bills for whatever reason. For government employees, it is standard policy for supervisors or managers of government employees to take the stand of 'You are responsible'. HOWEVER, this is not TRUE. Several family members work for Federal Government agencies and ALL have gone thru this as well. WE are NOT responsible. Again, interpretation of the new laws is widely varied by those that do not have the legal knowledge and force behind them to appropriately interpret these laws. Please seek legal council and save yourself a lot of headache.
What does unreimbursed medical expenses mean Does it mean not covered by Insurance you get medical bills all the time from the ex you are only to pay per your divorce Items not covered by insurance?
This does mean expenses are not covered by insurance. If this iswhat the divorce decree says, then you are responsible for thesebills.
What can you do about medical bills when you have no medical insurance?
This is a common plight amongst many citizens in the US. There are various agencies (local and state) that provide limited medical benefits to those who are truly 'needy' or 'homeless'. The other things to do is contact the place where the medical bills have racked up and talk to them about how you might make some form of monthly payments. Might mean giving up things at home like the internet, cable tv, mobile phones and the like, but when bills start piling up, matters must be taken to pay them before we can have the other 'luxuries' of life. One needs to understand that the company the provided the medical items is also in business, and as such also has its own bills to pay, including the salaries of the medical professionals who provided the service. In addition, the medical professionals who provide the medical services have spent many long, hard, expensive years in school in order to be able to provide that medical care. Doctors spend at least 10 - 12 years in school and training, and nurses, med techs, physical therapists, etc., spend as much as 2 - 6 years in school and training to be able to provide their services.
Are parents responsible for a dead child's medical bills?
In most cases the debts of the deceased are the responsibility of the estate. If they are a minor, yes, they will be held responsible. Anyone that was also a co-signer on any of the agreements might also be responsible. Consult a probate attorney in your jurisdiction for help.
What insurance covers medical bills in an accident where someone not on the cars insurance was driving and wrecked?
The un-insured driver will have to turn to their health insurance company for coverage if he carried no auto insurance.
Are parents responsible for adult children medical bills if the insurance runs out in Florida?
Generally speaking no, unless the children are still legal depedents. That's a legal answer. Philisophically, that's up to you.
Are children responsible for medical bills of a deceased parent when there is an estate or will?
Children are not responsible for the debts of their parents. The estate must settle the debts. The exception would be if a child signed any paperwork gaurenteeing the medical costs.
How much medical insurance does the noncustodial parent have to pay?
This is entirely under the control of your custody decree. There is no general answer.
Who's responsible for medical bills of adult children who have no insurance?
It is a difficult decision to make. If you have the means, you can either loan or give the money to the child so that treatment can be given in the shortest time. Without insurance, public funding or hospitals can be researched for the best price. Unfortunately, many hospitals will not treat patients who do not have means, or will delay treatment. We carry a catastrophic insurance policy on one son in an attempt to avoid the problem.. Adults are responsible for their own expenses
Do Non-custodial parents have to give custodial insurance card or can the non-custodial parent send the bill in to insurance themselfs.?
You don't have to give it to the custodial parent. Provide it directly to the health care provider, or call them and tell them the information on the card. The health care provider will take care of sending the bills to the health insurance company for you.
Are parent responsible for medical bills for a 20 year old in new york state with no medical insurance?
only if you are a student otherwise you left their protected wing when you turned 18. there are circumstances that may apply in keeping under parent's plan . like if you are totally disabled or cannot make a decision for yourself, but these cases fall under medicaid. so if you are not a student and are healthy you are going to get a bill from the hospital or doctor or both
Who is responsible for medical bills when parent dies in nc?
Medical bills are the responsibility of the estate to pay. If the estate cannot do so, they distribute as best they can. If the court approves the distribution, the debts are ended.
In Florida is a sibling or parent required to pay the portion of medical bills not covered by insurance if deceased did not have a will and the deceased assets are less than the combined medical exp?
\nA person's estate is responsible for their debts. If the debts are greater than the assets the estate is declared to be insolvent. You should speak with an attorney to make certain that the debts are paid correctly according to the law.
Are parents responsible for adult childrens medical bills. My son incurred an ER bill after insurance paid. is the father obligated to help?
If the person that received the treatment was an adult at the time of the treatment being initiated then the onus is on him/her to pay for it. the parents have no responsibility in the matter.
Are the parents of a minor pregnant child responsible for her medical bills?
Not exactly , here parents from both the sides, that is the girls parents and also the boys parents should pay for the medical bills. It should not be left entirely on the girls parents as the boy was more responsible for this mess.
Are parents responsible for adult children without medical insurance?
Parents are not responsible for their children once they have left home. In most cases requirements end at 18, but some places will require them to take care of their children until 21.
If the noncustodial parent pays for medical vision and dental insurance can they have the courts force the custodial parent to use network providers when there are tons in the area?
Yes, but it would be a motion to clarify the custody orders as it applies the medical treatment. see link for help
Are you responsible for medical bills if the Doctor said they were a provider on your insurance but are not?
Yes you are. It was up to you to make sure that they were a provider. Each insurance company has a book listing providers or you could have called the company to make sure.
Are children responsible for parents medical bills?
No, but bear in mind that the costs will come out of the parents' estate first. So if a single parent died with assets worth $12,000US, the medical bills will be paid after the necessary amount of assets have been liquidated. The child will then inherit the rest. If the medical bills are higher than the deceased's estate, then all of it will be taken, but the rest of the debt will be written off. Note also that many countries have laws that consider it an attempt at fraud, for a terminally ill patient to sign all their assets over to someone else before death, to avoid the patient's debts being paid out of their estate, post-mortem.
Medical insurance billing and coding as?
Answer The -AS modifier is used when a doctor bills on behalf of his surgical assistant. If the assistant submitted his own claim he could use -80, -81, or -82.
Who is guarantor for the medical bill One parents carries insurance coverage but child resides with the other parent?
Answer Whoever told the hospital they'd pay. The "guarantor" just means so-and-so said they would guarantee payment when they brought their kid in. It's one of the things you sign and don't pay any attention to.
If a custodial parent leaves the state is the other parent responsible for medical bills?
If court ordered, it does not matter the location of the child, but he should file an injunction. see link
Is the parent who carries the health insurance responsible for child's medical bills?
Within the limitations of the insurance coverage and/or any specific instrauction in a custody order.
Can an adult child of a person be held responsible for the parent's medical bills if the parent had no health insurance in an ER setting the adult child signed the admittance papers on the parent?
It is possible. Signing the admission papers may obligate the child. Read the papers and see if the undersigned is responsible for any charges not covered by insurance. You may wish to consult an attorney.
Can you get medical insurance for your parents?
Off course you can get your parents the medical insurance, many companies in the market provide medical insurance, for your entire family. But just look through the following points before purchasing it: - Coverage - Cashless facility available or not - Which hospitals are covered? - Benefits - Enrollment criteria - Premium amount - Claim facility, etc That having been said, a basic requirement of all insurance is the existence of an "insurable interest". This means that the buyer of the insurance has to have a "stake" in the continued existence, or in this case, well-being, of the insured. Therefore, it would certainly ease the process of you getting the insurance for your parents if they provided support or you were otherwise reliant upon them. In that case, you could stand to "lose" if they got sick. Finally, you are free to pay the premiums of your parents irrespective of the insurable interest requirement.
Have not received bill for medical insurance?
If you're talking about the bill for a medical visit, that will come from your doctor or hospital. It often takes 30-90 days for that process to play through and for you to see the bill. The patient typically receives a medical bill once the payer has paid their portion.
What percent does insurance cover of a medical bill?
This depends on the insurance provider. Some cover only 25% of specific medical treatments, others could cover as much as 100%. Generally speaking most insurance providers cover 80% of a regular (preventative care) doctor visit or require a co-pay. Check the policy information before you purchase insurance. Alternatively, if you already have insurance, contact your provider and ask what is covered.
Are parents responsible for their adult child's medical bills if they aren't legally responsible for the child?
Not unless they are still listed on the insurance policy. Under thenew laws in the US, they can be on the policy until they turn 26.
Is it legal for a custodial parent to put the name and SSN of the noncustodial parent on medical document without consent but bills sent to the custodial parent address?
This begs the question, "Is the child in question yours?" Obviously he is. There are a number of different ways to answer this, one would be to note just what sort of petty person you are. Let's just say that has been accomplished by you already, and move on. It is perfectly legal for anyone who has the information who takes your child for medical treatment to provide it when requested from the medical provider. The fast is that most insurance companies use the SSN in one form or another on the subscriber's insurance card. Go ahead, take a look, we'll wait for you to catch up. Now, point number two: as the parent of the child, regardless of whether you have custody or even visitation, you are 100% responsible for the medical expenses of your child. Both parents are equally 100% responsible. In the event the courts have intervened and established a different percentage of responsibility, you are still 100% responsible until (or if) the matter is taken into collections court. In such an event, the parent with the lesser ordered responsibility presents the evidence of such to the court, and the judge will order appropriately. In short, stop being a deadbeat and pay the bill. Your children, your bill.
Are both parents responsible for children medical bills after a divorce?
It depends on what was ordered by the courts. Often, one parent is responsible for maintaining medical insurance, but both are responsible for the portion that's not covered by insurance. It may be a 50/50 split, or it may be 60/40 or even 70/30. It all depends on each parent's financial status, as well as who has custody, etc.
Will auto insurance cover medical bills from an auto accident?
Yes. Most states require that the registrant of an auto to maintain a type of coverage to pay for his/her own medical expenses and a portion of lost wages as a result of a collision. This is generally payable without regard to fault for the collision and is payable under the injured party's own policy. Since fault is not an inssue, it is usually called "no-fault coverage". All policies of insurance have exceptions and exclusions, depending upon the circumstances of the occurrence. Therefore, although coverage is generally provided, the circumstances of a particular case may give the insurer a defense to payment.
Does noncustodial parent have to pay a medical bill if he carries coverage for the child and the custodial parent chose to take the child to a dr that was not in network?
You are parents. Discuss the matter. Possibly the best care was out of network, so do not jump to conclusions without verifying the reason the child was taken there. Perhaps you could ask for the difference of network vs out of network.
Are children responsible for medical bills of a deceased parent in Pennsylvania?
For Pennsylvania the estate has the responsibility to settle the medical bills, not the children. Once that is done, the remainder can be distributed.
Does the state of California obligate a noncustodial parent to provide medical insurance to an 18 year old and full times student?
There is not a state or federal law requiring any parent to provide health insurance to a child. If the child were under age 18, then the doctor or hospital could hold the parent responsible for the bill. Since the child is 18, he is himself responsible for his bills -- medical and otherwise. Since you mention custody, however, there may be terms in the custody agreement that require you to provide health insurance for the child. The school he/she is attending may offer an inexpensive student health plan; make sure the plan covers services that are out-of-network and that it has at least the Affiordable Care Act limit ($2.25 million in 2012) on "essential" benefits. If the student health plan has either of those pieces missing, then it will be better to add the child to your group health plan or buy a separate plan. A plan that only covers on-campus doctors or has slim maximum benefits would still leave you or your child holding the bag for big medical bills. Best to avoid having to choose between your retirement savings and your child's life, if he were to need a transplant to something major. For more plain and simple answers to health insurance questions, visit Health Unsurance blog in the "related links and sources" down below.
When does the non-custodial parent's medical insurance coverage stop for a child of divorced parents?
It would depend on why it stopped. If the non-custodial parent lost his or her job and their medical insurance along with it, the courts may not expect the unemployed parent to maintain medical insurance if doing so would be financially impossible. However, child support would continue as all states allow unemployment benefits to be garnished for that purpose. If the non-custodial parent is unemployed, it's doubtful the remaining unemployment benefits would be enough to purchase medical insurance for the child, but if the custodial parent wanted to push it, he or she could file an action against the non-custodial parent for enforcement, but you can't get blood from a turnip. All that may result is the non-custodial parent going to jail making it impossible for them to seek work and harder to find a job with an arrest record after they get out. It would be easier to see if the child qualified for Medicaid and used that until the custodial parent found another job and could put the child on the new insurance plan. If the insurance was dropped "just because", in that case, the custodial parent should file notification of violation or a motion for enforcement in the court with jurisdiction over the child. Answer It would depend on the laws in effect at the time (regarding to what age a child can be covered on a parents medical insurance), the separation agreement if any and any child support orders in effect. You should review all the court orders in your file and speak with an advocate at the court or an attorney if you still have questions.
When is the non custodials responsibility for medical insurance coverage stop for a child of divorced parents?
Usually when the support obligation stops unless the custody or support order states something to the contrary.
What do you do when the noncustodial parent has stopped paying third-party medical insurance premium for their child?
It depends upon how the court order is worded. If the non-custodial parent is responsible for health insurance for the child, then you would need to go back to court. If he is responsible for paying the medical bills, then you would send him the bills. In any case, he remains on the hook for the child's medical bills.
What is the parent's responsibility for medical bills for adult children that are on the parents insurance policy?
If the child is over age 18, then the parent is not responsible for the child's medical bills. The child is legally responsible for anything that the insurance policy did not pay.
Who is responsible for paying a minor's medical bill if both parents are dead and no one has custody of him?
The state will take over the legal guardianship and pay the bill. He will end up in foster care.
How does medical billing work with insurance?
Medical Billing uses unique medical codes tied to any supplies or procedure to submit to insurance companies for reimbursement. The medical codes must be verified by a certified professional prior to submission.
What is meant by medical insurance billing?
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