daughters medical bills

by nena
(killeen, texas)

my daughter lived with me for 16 years, and i paid 100% of all her medical insurance, co-pays, and bills. when she was 16, she decided to live with her father, we were never married. He enrolled her in school, and refused to make her come back home. she has lived there for the last two years. I am suddenly getting calls from collection agencies for copay bills that her father never paid. I still maintain insurance for her. Is it legal for them to collect his unpaid medical bills for our daughter?

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Feb 26, 2012
daughters medical bills
by: Debtcollectionanswers.com

If your daughter is covered by your insurance policy, then the co-pays are your responsibility. Therefore, if those payments are not made, collectors are legally entitled to try to collect them from you.

Is it possible for you and your daughter's father to negotiate a written agreement regarding how your daughter's medical expenses will be paid going forward? In the end however, as long as your daughter in on your insurance policy, you are ultimately responsible for any co-pays.


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