You can certainly make that argument to them. Maybe they will take less under the circumstances.Ask a similar question
I wonder why the dentist office didn't contact you, but rather sent it directly to a collection agency, which then put it on your credit report without any attempt to contact you. Seems odd.
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This is a terrible predicament, as suggested by my colleagues i would attempt to work out a lesser payment with the office directly, best of luck.
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The procedure was performed so you owe payment for those services. The oral surgeon wants to be paid and is likely to accept less than 100% if you approach him in a reasonable fashion and not suggesting in the conversation that the surgeon is responsible. The surgeon may also be willing to accept a payment plan. Make sure to put the agreement in writing and make the surgeon promise to take the necessary steps to remove the debt from your credit report upon the signing of the agreement.Ask a similar question