Can you be held responsible for your parents medical bills?

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If a medical bill was sent to an agency but they refused to take payment are you still held responsible for that bill?

A collection agency/creditor does not have to accept any payment amount rendered unless the terms were included in a written contract. The refusal of the agency to accept the payment does not invalidate the debt the full amount is still owed by the borrower/debtor.. Answer Call them and get mor ( Full Answer )

Will surviving children be responsible for paying deceased parents medical bills?

Answer . i just lost my aunt and her children had to pay her medical bills.there are programs that will help the children pay them if they cant.\n. \n . \n Many times surviving family members will be sent medical and hospital bills after a person has died. However, the children of the decease ( Full Answer )

Are adult children responsible for paying deceased parents medical bills?

Answer Your parents would have had a Will and the Estate (your parent's home, all monies they have, etc.) are Probated before anything in that Will is released to the Heirs. Probate makes sure all personal/property taxes are paid, all creditors are paid off and what is left in the Estate is called ( Full Answer )

Is there a certain time frame that the custodial parent should get medical bills or insurance EOBS to the noncustodial parent who is responsible for medical bills not covered by insurance?

Answer . You contact your local Domestic Relations Office for the information. They should have a policy on it. In the state of PA the custodial parent must provide the documents within 6 months or the Domestic Relations Office may not assist in recouping the funds from the non custodial parent ( Full Answer )

Are adult children responsible for the medical bills of a parent?

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 forth are not considered financial agreements to pay costs incurred unless they state otherwise, if so, the presenter must inform ( Full Answer )

Are children responsible for medical bills of a deceased parent when there is not money or an estate.?

\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nwell yes and no yes because your her or his only living relative which meaning you are responsible for all debts but youk need to talk to your lawyer because there is some way they can handle that if you all put her or him in the hospital or if she or he put you down ( Full Answer )

What legal responsibilities do parents have for an 18 yr old unmarried pregnant daughter and is the boyfriend responsible for medical bills and child support?

Answer . \nDepend upon the state. Most states the age of majority is 18 and there are no legal requirements that a child be supported after that point. The father of the child has responsibilities and can be held to them by a child support order, usually obtained through the child welfare or s ( Full Answer )

Are parents responsible for adult children's medical bills if they have medical insurance on them?

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 w ( Full Answer )

Are parents responsible for a dead child's medical bills?

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.

Are parent responsible for medical bills for a 20 year old in new york state with no medical insurance?

only if you are a student otherwise you left their protected wing when you turned 18. there are circumstances that may apply in keeping under parent's plan . like if you are totally disabled or cannot make a decision for yourself, but these cases fall under medicaid. so if you are not a student and ( Full Answer )

In Ky is the surviving child responsible for deceased parent medical bill?

No they are not personally responsible for the medical bill. One of the primary reasons to open an estate is to resolve such debts. The estate has to pay off the debts. If the estate cannot do so, they distribute as best they can. If the court approves the distribution, the debts are ended.

Are medical bills the responsibility of a spouse?

In most cases the debts of the deceased are the responsibility of the estate. 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.

Are children responsible for parents medical bills?

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 t ( Full Answer )

Can the ex-wife be held responsible for medical bills after the death of the husband?

What will happen as far as the widow is concerned after the husband dies, depends on local law. Since this goes all over the world, I can not answer for your location. In this state, the answer is no, unless she signed a contract when he was admitted to the hospital. That would be a legal document a ( Full Answer )

Who is responsible for the medical bills of a pregnant teenager of divorced parents in Washington state?

The parent who has the custodial and legal right to the child/teenager is responsible for the medical bills of the pregnant teenager. However, if the court ruled for one of the parents to provide medical care that person is responsible for the medical bills. In that case, the court ruled parent is p ( Full Answer )

Who is responsible for childrens medical bills?

It depends partially on the age of the children. If they are not adults, the parents are responsible. If the children are above the age of majority, and not on their parents' insurance, they should be responsible for their own debts.

Are both parents responsible for children medical bills after a divorce?

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 by 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 ( Full Answer )

Am i responsible for husband's medical bills?

If you are the wife its your husbands medical bill not yours. He's responsible for it, not you go tell him that right now or when you get the chance. And try to make sure that he doesn't get hurt and try to keep him from getting a disease, or a sickness.

Is the estate responsible for medical bills if there is no will?

Yes. The decedent's estate is responsible for their debts whether or not there is a will. The debts must be paid from the decedent's estate before any property can be distributed to the heirs. The creditors can file a claim against the estate for unpaid bills. Yes. The decedent's estate is responsi ( Full Answer )