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Does Credit History Matter in Self-Pay?

Believe it or not, a report issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau states that up to 26 million people—or 1 in every 10—in the United States don’t have a credit history with one of the three nationwide consumer reporting agencies. Beyond that, roughly 19 million don’t have a credit history extensive enough to create a credit score.

What does this have to do with self-pay and hospitals? More than you might imagine.
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