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Don't Bite the Hand that Feeds You, but Do Ask to See the Bill

Dog cat.JPGThe Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston recently held that a defendant is entitled to discovery of the insurance contracts between the insurer and the plaintiff's healthcare provider to aid in determining whether the providers are required to accept payments of less than the amounts billed.

Paid vs. Incurred Medical Bills: Haygood and Beyond

In July 2011, the Texas Supreme Court in Haygood v. De Escabedo held medical expenses, and the admissibility of evidence of medical expenses, are limited by statute to the amounts actually paid or incurred by the claimant. Unfortunately, the opinion offers very little guidance on the affects of trial practice. 

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