The Myths Associated with Medical Bills

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Unpaid medical bills are rising up against people and haunting them daily. Collection agencies are at their best calling everyone to remind them that they still have a debt to pay.

Provided unpaid medical bills impact millions of Americans, it’s important to be aware of how such outstanding debt can impact your credit. Detweiler’s 2012 article also outlines four costly medical bill myths. Here are the takeaways below:

Myth 1:As long as I am making payments on a medical bill, it can’t be sent to collections.

While this can be the case, factors such as the size of your payments as well as payment tardiness can play a role.