Getting Your Doctor Visit Paid for After a Car Accident
An attorney can explain your options to cover your medical bills
The cost of a doctor's visit after a car accident can be covered by several different sources, depending on the specific circumstances of the accident and your insurance coverage.
If you have health insurance, your policy may cover the cost of a doctor's visit after a car accident. In most cases, health insurance will cover the cost of a doctor's visit as long as the visit is deemed medically necessary.
If you do not have health insurance or if your policy does not cover the cost of a doctor's visit after a car accident, you may be able to seek compensation from the responsible party or their insurance company. In general, the responsible party or their insurance company will be liable for the cost of medical treatment that is necessary as a result of the car accident.
In some cases, you may be able to use personal injury protection (PIP) insurance to cover the cost of a doctor's visit after a car accident. PIP insurance is a type of car insurance that covers medical expenses and other costs associated with injuries sustained in a car accident. You may also have medical payments coverage (MedPay), which provides many of the same benefits as PIP. Check your insurance policy to determine what types of coverage you have and contact your insurance agent if you have any questions.