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Paying for your Medical Treatment and What is a Medical Lien

A common question many people have after they are in an a Las Vegas Car Accident, is how they are going to pay for their medical treatment. If you have health insurance, you can use your health insurance to pay for your medical bills, related to your accident. However, some people do not have health insurance and they wonder how they are going to pay their medical bills. If you do not have health insurance, your Lawyer will direct you to doctors who treat accidents through what is called, a medical "lien". If you are treated through a lien, you sign an agreement with your doctor, stating that your doctor will be paid out of the proceeds of your case. So, there is no out of pocket expense to you. Once you case is settled or resolved, your Lawyer will directly pay all of your medical bills through your settlement proceeds. Some people have Medicare or receive Nevada state health benefits. If you receive your health care through one of these programs, your Lawyer will tell you that it may be better not to use these programs and instead simply use a lien to pay for your medical treatment. In the end, the most important point to keep in mind that your treatment and healing are the most important parts of your case. You should always keep your Lawyer updated on your treatment and talk to your Lawyer anytime you have questions concerning your medical treatment.

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