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Generally, it is expected that the bills be presented to you within a reasonable amount of time and 2 years seems like a long delay. I would try to find out why there was such a long delay and also independently verify that the bill is legitimate through the doctor's office.
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No. There is no time limit, but if you went to court the court would want to know the reason for the delay. Late submitted expenses can be suspected as fraudulent if there is not a valid reason for the delay.
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