Can you be held responsible for your parents medical bills?
No unless you specifically guarantee payment.
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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 reque…st 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.
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 fort…h 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.
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.
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.
No, CO is a separate property state. The only way you can be responsible is if you signed any documents of financially responsibility.
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 medica…l costs.
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.
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 gir…ls parents as the boy was more responsible for this mess.
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.
That should be expressed in the custody orders.
That dependent on the custody order and state laws.
In Child Support
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 ma…y wish to consult an attorney.
In Emancipation and Ages for Moving Out
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.
In Medical Insurance
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 b…y 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.
In Debt Collection
For Pennsylvania the estate has the responsibility to settle the medical bills, not the children. Once that is done, the remainder can be distributed.
In Debt Collection
Yes unless they way over 200 pounds