Patient lives in NH but dies in a MA hospital.How long does MA hospital have to submit bills to estate?

Question by dr: Patient lives in NH but dies in a MA hospital.How long does MA hospital have to submit bills to estate?
In which jurisdiction does the statue of limitations fall…NH or MA? If we close the estate of the deceased, can the hospital come to us at any time after it’s closed to request payment for medical bills?

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Answer by Teekno
Probably a couple of years, that’s common.

But there’s an easy way to avoid that — don’t close out the estate until you’ve paid the hospital.

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