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Subject: Medical Issues... Date: 12/16/2013 12:47 AM
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A bit over a year ago (November 2012), my son & I moved out of this wretched rooming house we were living in. We moved one block away, and that turned out to be a losing deal as well.

So... we moved again. We have been in the new place for six months, and other then the hillbillies upstairs with the stomps, all seems well.

My son just started college in this last semester, so now he has a credit history with DOE, and Sallie Mae. (Ugh)

I borrow the kids computer, and try to open up a student charge for him. I get a note back from Citibank there is something negative on his credit report.

Here is an old ambulance bill in collections. 408 dollars! It got put on in October of this year. These collection folks contacted me and I quickly called the ambulance company in the summer and resolved it. I think they were missing a signature, or something. There were never an effort to defraud, but I know my former slumlord throws out mail if you move on. This was for ambulance services last fall.

All my son's insurance information has always gone to my long term Post Office box that I have held for years. He has Medicaid & Medicare both.
I still live right outside this wretched town, and the ambulance folks are now condensed from 3 to one main station. I am concerned that I show up there, I will get loud and displeasing.

I see the collection account on all three reports. I need a plan as to not get myself locked up, or drop over with a stroke, and get this resolved.

As far as I can see, this is the biller's fault, pure & simple. I am trying to avoid the expense of legal counsel, but I do have a good attorney, conveniently located one block up from the ambulance & fire house. I was going to see him next month anyway, for I just received a copy of Mom Wild's last will & testament, and I was going to have him review the documents for "gotcha's".

Any advice appreciated.

wild :)
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