If you are carrying medical insurance is it necessary or wise to also get medical payments coverage as part of your auto insurance?
It is not required. Please keep in mind medical insurance on an auto policy only pays in the excess of what your work med doesnt pay.
- It is a good idea to have the medical payments on your policy because it will also cover any passengers that are in your vehicle if they don't have health insurance. It will also pay bills right away. You never know if you are going to lose your job or have something else happen. It is good to cover all your basis.
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If medical insurance will not cover injuries from an auto accident why do they ask if you have it and then limit your coverage?
Medical insurance should cover any injuries substained no matter how they were caused. Health insurance is only responsible (in most cases) for what your car insurance and th…e third party involved's insurance does not pay. Legally, car insurance is primary over health insurance.
Answer . \nMost of them require a coordination of benefits form to be filled out before paying claims. Typically only one policy pays. You would have to talk with the co…mpanies in question to find out their rules. In the case of children it can be a challenge, the rule that my company went with is the insurance of the parent that was born first was the primary provider.
the actual MEDICAL PAYMENTS coverage works like this (in MO, and most states that i am aware of)..........someone is hurt on your property thru NO negligence of your own....….(ie i just trip and fall for no reason, I'm a clutz-have even seen it pay for poison ivy contracted on a property).....medpay will pay for medical bills (up to the limit which is low, usually 2k-5k)......only..........no pain and suffering, loss of wage etc........must be incurred bills..........it will not cover the insured or any residents of the house hold............there are many exclusions here.........now your liability coverage (which is much higher, usually a min. of 100k)........covers pain and suffering and medical bills, loss of wage etc..........for injured persons when you ARE negligent in some manner, ie... your wife wasn't watching what she was doing and dropped a hot pan on my foot........your dog bit me.........your step crumbled when i stepped on it.......hope that helps
What is the benefit of having uninsured motorist coverage and medical payments on your auto insurance policy?
The benefit of having uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage is that almost 20% of us drive around with no insurance. There's also a good percentage of high risk drivers wit…h minimum coverage running around. That's quite a pool of drivers we're up against every day. You want to be able to cover your losses if you are involved in an accident with someone like that.. As far as having medical payments--this protects you and whoever you have in your car for medical coverage. If you don't have health coverage, it's a biggie. Medical coverage also protects you if you are walking and get hit by a car.
To avoid having to pay for hospital bills resulting from an accident they cause
Medical bills for yourself and anyone else in your car in case of an accident
This question is very tough to answer well. I know in PA medical from auto insurance is the first source used to cover a medical expense. If you have a decent health insurance… plan this can provide coverage over top of the medical from your auto.. However,as the deductibles on health care are increasing and many policies have lifetime limits, I would suggest getting a fairly high limit if you are able to afford it, in this category.. Anyone who needs assistance with insurance in PA is welcome to contact me, I work for an independent agency in York PA www.ekmcconkey.com
If Cigna had paid on charges which rightfully should have been paid by the auto insurance, yes. The subrogation would be performed by Cigna's overpayment recovery vendor, acce…nt. This should not make a difference to the patient, as Cigna will cover once the auto insurance coverage is exhausted.
If you put medical insurance on the policy when the policy waspurchased.
The insurance should cover an accident while it was in force. If you had insurance 2 months ago and the accident happened 2 months ago, coverages should apply. If the accident… happened today and the coverage stopped 2 months ago, there should not be coverage.
The right amount would be Zero, It doesn't make much sense to pay extra for medical coverage on ahome insurance policy when that's already covered under yourmedical insurance… policy. Ever heard of Double-coverge? It's illegal to get paid for the sameloss twice anyway. Adding Medical coverage on a home insurance policy is generallywhat we refer to as "Beefing up" a policy. Thereis almost a zero chance that it would ever be used due to doublecoverage limitations, but it can entice some less savvy people topurchase the policy.
They are usually paid directly to the provider. The injured party provides insurance information to the treating physician, who then bills the insurer for treatment rendered. …These payments are often made under the insured's "no-fault" coverage.
Medical payments coverage generally pays a portion of medical expenses incurred as a result of a collision and resulting injuries. Similar to Personal Injury Protection cover…age, it pays expenses without regard to fault for the collision. It can fill in some of the gaps of coverage that may occur in Personal Injury Protection coverage, such as a high deductible. It may also be triggered when all of the benefits of Personal Injury Protection coverage are used, and pay additional medical expenses incurred. This coverage has nothing to do with physical damage to the vehicle. It pays benefits only for medical expenses incurred from the collision.
If you have a full medical plan, ski insurance is not needed, as your medical plan already covers EVERYTHING, whether you're taking ski injuries into consideration or anything… else.
1. Most states have a requirement that a registrant of an auto maintain "personal injury protection" (PIP) coverage (altho the name may be different). This is the essence of s…o-called no-fault auto insurance. Essentially, it pays a percentage of the insured's own medical bills and lost wages, up to a maximum amount, arising from an auto collision. It pays those expenses irrespective of fault for the collision. 2. Most insurers also offer a Medical Payments coverage. This is often an optional coverage. It pays an additional amount toward medical expenses , and often coordinates with the PIP coverage. Therefore, if the PIP coverage pays 80% of the medical bills, up to the policy limits, the medical payments coverage will pay the remaining 20% up to its policy limits. 3. If medical expenses exceed #1 and #2, one's major medical insurance is triggered. The auto insurance is "primary" in the sense that its benefits have to be exhausted before major medical insurance is called upon to pay. This is because auto insurance is required by state "financial responsibility laws" and for the further reason that it and the major medical insurance contain "coordination of benefits" provisions making the auto insurance primary. 4. If medical expenses still exceed the total available auto insurance and major medical insurance (including, if there is no major medical insurance), the injured party/insured is personally responsible for unpaid amounts. In this situation, the health care provider frequently is willing to work out payment arrangements. Alternatively, the unpaid amounts may be discharged in bankruptcy, but this is a very drastic step and should be avoided if at all possible.
Certainly, although individual companies may have varying requirements.
Medicare has nothing to do with auto insurance. Medicare is aFederal program of medical care for the elderly. During one'sworking life, Medicare taxes are paid to provide the …benefit uponretirement or disability. What you may be referring to is "medical payments coverage". It isa a coverage provided by auto policies that is available to pay aportion another party's medical bills in the event of a collisionin which he/she is injured.