I have a medical bill for 168.00 that was sent to a collection agency after I made a payment. They are going to keep in the collection agency until my bill is paid off. This can not be right.?
If you offer to pay a lessor amount on a hospital bill then was previously agreed upon can they still send the account to a collection agency?
If you paid a collection agency in 2004 for a hospital bill you never received in 2000 in Florida and the hospital has resold the same debt to another collection agency in 2007 what can you do?
You get a letter from the paid collection agency and send it as proof of payment to the new agency. In the mean time, you call the new agency and dispute the claim of debt. If they receive the letter and still harrass you, then you have the right to sue and turn their neames over to the BBB. This is only if you paid in full. If you settled, then the next agency can…
I live in CA and Im trying to make payment arrangements with a hospital. They want me to pay 450.00 up front or they will send me to collections. If I only have 100.00 to give them can they do that?
They can. But, you owe the hospital not the collections agency. If you pay $100.00 per month to the accounting department of the hospital, they arenot likely to refuse your payment, and will apply it toward your bill. If you continue to pay the hospital and refuse to discuss anything with the collection agency when they begin to call you, your bill is likely going to be paid in full by the time the collection…
Is it legal for a hospital in Ohio who have received regular small monthly payments on a hospital bill to turn the bill over to a collection agency?
Can a hospital send your bill that is exactly thirty days old from time of service to a collection agency?
Can you request to make monthly Payments on a hospital bill that was sent to a collection agency and is now in demand for payment status?
If you receive no bill and 14 years later you get a statement from a collections agency is that legal?
Can the collection agency for a hospital list one inpatient hospital bill 3 times for 3 different amounts on your credit report?
The person that last posted this works for a collection agency. Know your rights. WWW.HOSPITALVICTIMS.ORG The above website will evalute your medical bills. Ask them for a valiation of debt They can report what they want. According to the FCRA it needs to be factual. If it is not accurate data I recommend filing a dispute with the credit agencies at which it is reported.
This depends on the collection agency, but the age of the account, the location of the debt (that regulate collection laws by the state), play a big role. The older the account the higher the percentage that goes to the collection agency the percentage is negotiated between the agency and the client(this is a fact, part of a previous job).ive seen between 10% and some as high as 40%. which if you have a bill…
Once in a 3rd party collection agency for a hospital bill is there any way to go back to deal with the hospital directly to make payment arragements?
Can I get a medical collection removed from my credit report if I never got a bill because they did not put my apartment number on my bill and the bill has been paid after being sent to collection?
Yes you can have it removed from your credit report. I had a similar issue with a medical bill. It was never delivered to me by the hospital or collection agency. I called the agency and explained this. They said I could pay it off and they would have it deleted from my record. They also said they will contact the credit bureaus to clear it off their records too. This happened earlier this month…