What Is Medical Data Systems On My Credit Report?
Medical Data Systems is a debt collection agency. If you are seeing them on your credit report, it likely means they have purchased your debt from a creditor and are (or will be) attempting to collect it from you.
Is Medical Data Systems A Debt Collection Agency?
Yes, Medical Data Systems is a debt collection agency. They buy debt from a number of different creditors that no longer wish to attempt to collect the amount themselves (also known as a "charge-off").
Medical Data Systems may attempt to reach out via mail or phone calls (demanding payment). The worst part is a collections account will now be seen on your credit report. This hurts your score, as well as reducing your chances of getting approved for a loan or other important financial event.
But it’s not all bad news! We may be able to help you with this account. Call us today to find out more.
Who Does Medical Data Systems Collect For?
Medical Data Systems purchases debt from a range of different creditors. The information isn’t always publicly available and is constantly changing, so it’s difficult to provide an accurate and up-to-date list.
Does Medical Data Systems Hurt My Credit Score?
Yes, it is highly likely having Medical Data Systems on your credit report is damaging your score significantly.
How to Dispute Medical Data Systems on Your Credit Report
If you've discovered Medical Data Systems on your credit report, it's essential to be aware of your rights and how to dispute any mistakes. The initial step is to get a copy of your credit report from all three credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) and examine it in detail. If you spot any errors or inaccuracies connected to Medical Data Systems, challenge them straight away with the bureau. You should also send a dispute letter to Medical Data Systems asking for validation that the debt is accurate. Be sure to keep copies of all communications for your records.
Tips for Avoiding Medical Debt and Collections from Medical Data Systems
Medical debt can be intimidating, but there are ways to try to prevent it and lower the chances of being sent to collections by Medical Data Systems. To start, always check your medical bills carefully to make sure you're only charged for services you actually had. If you have insurance, comprehend your coverage and any out-of-pocket costs. It's a great idea to establish a payment plan with your healthcare provider if you can't pay the bill right away. Lastly, if Medical Data Systems have referred you to collections, don't fret. Connect with a reliable credit repair firm like Credit Sage for support in challenging and removing the debt from your credit report.
How Do I Remove Medical Data Systems From My Credit Report?
To be eligible to remove Medical Data Systems from your credit report, you typically need to meet the following requirements:
- Any information on the account is incorrect
- Any information on the account is error’d
- Any information on the account is fraudulent
- And is not (or cannot be) fixed in an appropriate amount of time
According to a study by the U.S. PIRGs, 79% of credit reports contain mistakes or serious errors. Going after these types of accounts for our clients is our specialty.
Should I Pay For Delete With Medical Data Systems?
Paying off Medical Data Systems to have credit bureaus delete it from your report sounds like a good idea. There's one major problem. Paying a debt in collections changes your credit report status from 'unpaid' to 'paid', but the collection remains on your report for 7 years (from the date of first delinquency). This means your credit is still damaged.
Should I Negotiate A Settlement With Medical Data Systems?
Settling your debt with Medical Data Systems could go both ways. It may help your score, but it may also hurt your score. Many variables impact the end result. There is a better path to a good result. Work with a company that is able to review these accounts for you (like Credit Sage), and if any issues with the account exist you may have it removed all together (and never have to hear from them again).
Is Medical Data Systems Legit, Fake Or A Scam?
Medical Data Systems is a legitimate company. They aren’t fake or trying to scam you. But it is likely they are spam calling you trying to collect a debt. One of the best ways to deal with this is to dispute and remove unvalidated debts.
Why Do Medical Data Systems Keep Calling Me?
Medical Data Systems continues to call and attempt to collect a debt. The best thing you can do is ignore their calls and speak with a company that can help you get it removed (like Credit Sage).
How To Get Medical Data Systems To Stop Calling Me?
As we’ve mentioned above, Medical Data Systems will be calling you to attempt to collect a debt. The best thing you can do to stop this is speak with a company that can help you get them removed from your credit report, like Credit Sage. Once they are off your credit report, you won’t have to hear from them again.
Medical Data Systems Reviews And Complaints
Medical Data Systems has terrible BBB reviews. This may come from their repeated calls and letters to consumers trying to collect their debt.
Will Medical Data Systems Try Suing Or Garnishing My Wages?
Medical Data Systems suing would be a very unlikely situation. In rare cases it may happen, but it certainly isn’t the norm. State and federal laws place limits or 'exemptions' that apply to bank and wage garnishments.
We strongly recommend calling us, we’ll help determine the likelihood of a lawsuit, but also provide you next steps in getting this collection removed.
Does Medical Data Systems Accept A Goodwill Letter To Remove My Collection/Charge-Off?
Based on our years of experience dealing with companies like this, Medical Data Systems does not accept goodwill letters to remove collection accounts or charge offs.
What Are My Rights When Dealing With Medical Data Systems?
You have the right to dispute any of your debt that Medical Data Systems has purchased. Medical Data Systems is governed by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (or FDCPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (or FCRA). While these acts seem very complicated, they provide a great deal of power to the consumer if you know how to use it properly.
What Is Medical Data Systems Phone Number?
You likely want to call Credit Sage before deciding whether or not to call Medical Data Systems. The reason? You may not want to pay Medical Data Systems debt, especially if it's inaccurate. Paying it off could hurt your score.
Get Medical Data Systems Removed From Your Report, Today!
In most cases, we recommend speaking with a Credit Repair professional to analyze your credit report before you attempt to settle any debt. The main reason? Settling your debt may actually hurt your score.