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What could this bill be about?

We recieved an "Exclamation of Benefits" and I really don't know what it is about but it does have my sd's name on it. What could it be something that cost $350.00 dollars and the insurance paid almost all of it...which is good. I don't want to ask my sd bc I don't want her to b embarrassed or tell mind ur own business...lol
I think she would b more embarrassed than rude...lol
Not being nosy...just concerned?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:08 PM on Dec. 1, 2009 in Just for Fun

Answers (10)
  • how old is she? most dr's can't treat a minor without parental consent...
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 4:11 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • She's 17 she'll turn 18 in Jan.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:12 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • I would talk to her dad first, then the dr's office....
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 4:13 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • Sounds like you are part of the "non custodial" parent household, required to carry health insurance. You received an "Explanation of Benefits" statement from your insurance provider. You do not owe any money to anyone based on this form. There may or may not be a bill to follow, from the Dr. depending on who is responsible for medical payments.

    Since this is in reference to your husband's child let him ask either the child (if she's old enough) or he can contact her mother to find out what the treatment was for.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:14 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • If you looked to see how much it was, why didnt you look to see if it said what the procedure was?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:14 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • It doesn't specify it only says "Wellness Benefit" and some code numbers.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:18 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • Common wellness benefits that are covered by most insurance companies are:
    * annual physical examinations
    * mammograms
    * pap smears
    * eye examinations
    * immunizations
    * flexible sigmoidoscopies
    * prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests
    * ultrasounds
    * blood screenings
    Gealach

    Answer by Gealach at 4:22 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • Call the 1-800 number and ask or call the doctor and just ask what the codes mean. You don't have to give her name so there is no privacy violation

    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 4:22 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • BTW if she went for a pap her parents don't have to know. GYN visits can be done w/o parental consent.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 5:01 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • Does it say on there "THIS IS NOT A BILL?" One insurance carrier I had sent out tons of "Explanations of Benefits" with big dollar amounts, but it was like they were just telling us how much it cost them last time we went to the doctor.

    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 1:25 PM on Dec. 2, 2009

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