Legal Question in Health Care Law in Illinois

I am on Medicare. I was hurt at a store. If I choose not to file a claim against the store ,will the hospital bill Medicare or me?

Asked on 7/14/13, 2:15 pm

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Medicare coverage is simply what you are entitled to. However, medicare like any insurance is entitled to pursue third party liability if you say you were injured through someone else's fault. Whether the hospital asks you for that kind of information, you don't say.

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Answered on 7/16/13, 2:25 pm

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