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In general, yes. There may be specific circumstances where that doesn't hold so perhaps you should talk to a lawyer. If the deceased left an insurance policy or other resources, that should be applied. There should also be a Social Security payment that covers part of the hospital bill. * Not usually, the exceptions are, if the couple resided in a community property state or the surviving spouse signed documents agreeing to pay medical expenses. If the patient was covered by Medicare and/or Medicaid, the hospital and attending physicians have already agreed to accept the maximum amount allowed under the Medicare program for the deceased's medical expenses.

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Q: Is a surviving spouse obligated to pay medical expenses incurred by the deceased spouse prior to death?
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