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You mentioned in your question that the bill would have been paid by the insurance plan. In the US, insurance plans have timely filing deadlines - they vary from plan to plan, but can be as short as 90 days. Providers under contract with the plan are not allowed to bill the plan or the patient after that deadline, the debt is essentially a write off at that ...


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Yes. COBRA is just a law that says your employer must extend a terminated employee's eligibility under it's health plan for 18 months, but you must pay the full premium and potentially an up to 2% administration fee. The general caveats are: there is a minimum employer size, you cannot be terminated for "gross negligence" but the termination can be ...


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