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Do you have to pay a medical bill from 10 years ago if you were just contacted about it?

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Generaly no. The laws differ in various states according to the statute of limitations. In California the limit is four years for a written contract (auto loan, credit card, medical bill, etc), and generally one or two years for a verbal contract. The collecting party cannot belemish your credit with any debt older than seven years in any state.

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