Legal Aspects of Collecting: Bankruptcy, Death, and Divorce (Medi-Cal)

When dealing with patient accounts involving bankruptcy filings, collectors must abide by special parameters.

  • Identify types of bankruptcy and bankruptcy debt
  • Name steps in the process of handling patient accounts after bankruptcy filings and considerations for filings a proof of claim
  • Indicate what to do when patients threaten bankruptcy
  • Name steps in the process for collecting when a patient is deceased
  • Identify legal and financial aspects of a pending or confirmed divorce and guidelines for collecting from divorced or divorcing patients

Additional Information


Advance Preparation: None


Prerequisites: None


Program level: Basic


Delivery Method: Self-study


CPE Field of Study: Business Law



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