Medical Bills? Your Credit Score Could Take a Whack
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
That unpaid medical bill your insurance company promises to cover for you? Watch out, because even small medical bills are more likely to damage your credit score these days, the New York Times reports.
A Texas man was surprised to find that an unpaid $200 ambulance bill (for his son's bike accident) knocked 100 points off his credit score, even though his insurance company had told him not to worry. "It wasn't like I ignored it," he said.
--Written by Neal Colgrass of Newser
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