For many clients, getting medical bills paid after a car accident is a tremendous concern, and receiving bill after bill from medical care providers can cause a tremendous amount of stress. We can understand the various means by which your medical bills may be paid after a car accident. First, it is important to understand that the at-fault party’s insurance company will only make 1 payment to you, and it is from that 1 payment that all of your medical bills will be paid. So, if you receive a payment from the at-fault party’s insurance company and you need more medical care after the payment, you – not the insurer of the at-fault party – will be responsible for the payment. The settlement or judgment you receive will need to be sufficient to pay all of your medical expenses resulting from the car accident.
What the Potential Sources of Payments for Medical Bills After a Car Accident?
- Your health insurance is the most common potential source of payment for medical bills after a car accident. Many people make the mistake of not wanting to have their health insurance provider pay bills arising from a car accident. This is a big mistake. If possible, you want all of your medical care bills to be paid through your health insurance. This will save you a tremendous amount of money that would otherwise come out of your settlement or judgment.
- Medical payments coverage under your auto insurance policy is a potential source of payment for medical bills after a car accident.
- Medical treatment on a lien is another potential source of funding medical care in a car accident case.
If you or someone that you care about has been injured in a vehicle accident, contact Hong & Sessions Law, LLC today for a free consultation.