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Can hospital send a bill to collections if patient is sending

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Can hospital send a bill to collections if patient is sending in small payments that he/she can afford even if it is not as much as hospital would like as a payment?

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The answer to your question is unfortunately yes. A hospital can refer a patient to a debt collector even if small payments are being made. The issue is whether you are in default of your repayment obligations. You can negotiate a repayment plan such as you desire, but you need to obtain to a written agreement.

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