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Medical debt doesn’t belong on credit reports

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@kanchanachitkhamma | Public Domain
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Medical debt affects 1 in 5 Californians, and when it ends up on your credit report, that could mean challenges getting a loan, car, and even some jobs. We need a fair credit system that doesn’t penalize people for life events they can’t control, like getting sick. Tell your state lawmakers to support the removal of medical debt from credit reports.


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