Is it legal for a hospitol to bill you if they didn't get a claim filed in a timely manner, causing your insuranc company to deny a covered charge

Question Details: My son was in the hosptol Jan. 2008. I recieved a bill today saying the total amount was due because insurance denyed the claim because it was filed too late We had two insurnaces and it should have been covered completely. Is it legal for them to bill us for their mistake?

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