Asked by Cheryl  |  Submitted June 23, 2018

Can medical bills be the reason for my low credit score?

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June 25, 2018

Hello, Cheryl. Usually medical bills are not shown on your credit report unless you have failed to pay and your doctor or hospital sends the delinquency to a collection agency. Once an unpaid bill is on your credit report, it can remain for seven years and will drag down your score.

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