I’ll try to save you from too many details, but include the pertinent bits: I’ve been repeatedly billed by a lab for work that my doctor’s office said wasn’t done. Back in July, after getting the doctor’s office involved because I was getting nowhere talking to the lab, I was told it was all settled.
Last week I got another bill. Same amount, same date of service, different billing agent.
Are they committing mail fraud by billing me for something they didn’t do? I’d love to settle this the simplest, most final way possible, and if that means turning it over to the postmaster, I’m happy to do that. I’ve also considered writing them a letter saying, in short, “Send me proof that you did this lab work or send me something that says ‘balance due: $0’ or I’m taking this to small claims court because I’m sick of it.”
I’m NOT asking for advice on what to do next, just the actual question of whether this constitutes mail fraud, given that my understanding of that concept is limited to The Firm.