It depends. Assuming it is NOT a medical practice case, the full amount of the bill is admissible at trial. Evidence of insurance payments or contracted rates are not allowed. However, there is a push by the insurance companies to only allow the amount actually paid to come in at trial.
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Generally the total amount, but in some type of cases there are excetions. As to any subrgation liens, usually the amount paid is what they want back, and sometimes will reduce the amount of their lien when you have an experienced personal injury attorney.
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Great question -- in Colorado, it's the billed charge that comes into evidence. Check with a Nevada personal injury attorney.
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