How does medical insurance work?

Answer You are missing the fact that your medical condition is not a condition that develops overnight, it is something that takes awhile. The doctor will know that the condition is not new and when they ... Read More »

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If you have medical insurance at work that pays 80 percent of medical bills can you get additional coverage for the other 20 percent?

Yes and no.There are supplemental insurance programs available - do an internet search for "supplemental insurance."Programs such as these will help pay that remaining percentage - in most cases, a... Read More »

If you are carrying medical insurance is it necessary or wise to also get medical payments coverage as part of your auto insurance?

Answer It is not required. Please keep in mind medical insurance on an auto policy only pays in the excess of what your work med doesnt pay.It is a good idea to have the medical payments on your po... Read More »

Is it required by law to bill a patients medical insurance for all procedures performed regardless of the medical facilities knowledge of whether or not it a covered procedure by the insurance?

Not that I know of. If the provider isn't billing - then just send the bill in yourself along with a claim form. When you realize that insurance companies hire inexperienced workers and also that ... Read More »

If you incur medical expenses for cancer and have private medical insurance that covers cancer is the insurance payout considered taxable income?

Answer No. You have already paid taxes on the money that you used to pay the insurance premiums. Answer I am an insurance agent that works for a company that sells cancer insurance. Your payouts M... Read More »