Can a medical facility force you to apply for credit?

Asked on January 30, 2013 under Business Law, Indiana

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Not sure what you mean by medical facility but it depends on if you agreed that you would be responsible for services rendered to you if your insurance doesn't pay.  The facility may have options available to you but it cannot force you to do so.  If you don't pay or arrange for payment, you will most likely be sued directly or the bill will be sent to a collection agency to collect from you.


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