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how much will my score raise once debt is paid if it dropped 50pts upon appearance on my report?
medical debt from 2010. it only showed up a few months ago. i thought it was paid from emergency insurance at the time, but it was effective the following month for follow-up care.

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It will not change much just for paying the debt, you NEED to get the collection account COMPLETELY REMOVED in order for your score to come back to where it was. With Fico scoring a paid collection is scored just the same as an unpaid one, both are bad. Do some research on "pay for delete agreements with debt collectors"

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