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What can a doctor legally do if I can't pay my bill?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management

In brief: Send to collection

You probably signed a document on your 1st visit with your doctor that you agree to be financially responsible for your medical care.
It's like all the agreements and contracts we constantly sign with all the fine print. I doubt you planned to get your medical care for free. Communicate with the office and arrangements can be made. By the way, it is sometimes illegal not to charge you for care.

In brief: Send to collection

You probably signed a document on your 1st visit with your doctor that you agree to be financially responsible for your medical care.
It's like all the agreements and contracts we constantly sign with all the fine print. I doubt you planned to get your medical care for free. Communicate with the office and arrangements can be made. By the way, it is sometimes illegal not to charge you for care.
Dr. David Teicheira
Dr. David Teicheira
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