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    spring-time is offline Junior Member
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    Can a person be garnished for medical bills-doctor,chiropractor, therapist, hospital?

    What is the name of your state? MI

    Can a doctor, chiropractor, or therapist obtain a garnishment judgement against a former patient for money owed?

    Can a hospital garnish wages for unpaid bills?

    I was told that doctor, chiropractor, therapist, or hospital garnishment claims "would not stand up in court." Is this a true statement?
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    seniorjudge Guest
    If you have a money judgment in civil court as a result of a bill you did not pay, then your wages can be garnished.
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    Beth3 is offline Senior Member
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    Can a doctor, chiropractor, or therapist obtain a garnishment judgement against a former patient for money owed? Sure. ANYBODY you owe money to can pursue a court-ordered garnishment.

    Can a hospital garnish wages for unpaid bills? Yes.

    I was told that doctor, chiropractor, therapist, or hospital garnishment claims "would not stand up in court." Is this a true statement? Whoever told you that is full of hooey. A medical provider has the same right to pursue bad debts as does any other business entity. Why wouldn't they???
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