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I visited a 24 hour ER in Dallas cold/flu like illness. I

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I visited a 24 hour ER in Dallas for a cold/flu like illness. I had a 5-minute appointment with no tests of any kind done. I received two prescriptions. Five days later, I got a bill for $1,250, which is absurd. Is there any way I can refuse to pay this, or have it negotiated down?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Consumer Protection Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 year ago.

You can contest the charge on grounds that it is excessive, seek a breakdown of charges, and then seek to negotiate based on non disclosure of fees as well as financial hardship. The collection department is more likely to reduce when faced with challenge to the amount, need to produce documents, and showing of financial hardship.

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 year ago.

Please let me know if the answer is fast and acceptable.

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 1 year ago.

awaiting your reply, thanks.