Tip: Medical treatment…Who gets the bill?
When you are injured, your health should be your top priority. Unfortunately, the doctor you see may give the medical bills a slightly higher priority. The fact is, unless it is a true medical emergency, doctors will want your insurance information. Please remember, in the case of a New York auto collision, the car you are in will be paying the bills, or if you are a pedestrian, the car that hit you. This is referred to as no-fault insurance. If you are a client of Ardito Law Firm, all you need to do is call us, and then tell the doctor that your attorney will be providing the information shortly. If you do not have the opportunity to do this, make sure you tell the medical provider that they will be billing No-Fault insurance. They may require you to fill out various “no-fault forms”, and that is OK. If they bill Medicare, Medicaid, or certain employer funded insurance plans instead, these providers may seek to recover their payments from settlement proceeds otherwise payable to you.
Working through the maze of insurance issues is not easy. That is why Ardito Law Firm is available to take calls 24/7. Remember, help is just a phone call away!