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Tips for tracking car accident medical expenses

| Jul 6, 2018 | Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you are ever involved in a car accident in Lexington, Kentucky, it’s important to know how you should track all of the medical expenses directly related to the crash. Some might think that this is not important because they believe insurance will just pay for it. You can never be too careful when it comes to your medical care and you should be reimbursed for every cent, especially if you were not at-fault in the crash.

The minute you receive medical attention is when you should begin tracking your expenses, even if your health insurance policy kicks in and covers the costs of appointments, tests, surgeries or anything else you require. You need to create a file for bills, receipts from co-payments, insurance statements and anything else that involves finances.

If you are concerned you haven’t been receiving the correct bills, you can always call your doctor’s office and ask for copies of your file. They will gladly provide them to you. If you are charged a copy or processing fee, make sure you keep this receipt as well because it can be submitted with your claim.

When you are the victim of a car accident, you shouldn’t have to use your own money to pay for your care, even if you suffered a minor injury that led to a $500 ambulance transport bill and that’s it.

Tracking the medical expenses of a car accident in Lexington is not difficult. Just make sure you are holding onto all bills and receipts for care. These documents will make it easier when the time comes to file a claim against the at-fault driver for compensation.

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