FAQs Credit Medical
Answers to your questions about Credit Medical financing.
Q. How do I apply?
A. It's easy. Go to the application section or call us toll-free at 1-800-270-9290.
Q. Is there a fee to apply?
A. No! There is no cost to you for submitting your application.
Q. What types of medical procedures does Credit Medical's financing cover?
A. Any elective medical procedure or medically related item (ie. braces, prostheses).
Q. What happens after my loan application is submitted?
A. Your application will be considered based on your personal financial information and a credit assessment will be made. Usually, you'll receive an answer within the same business day.
Q. How and when is the payment issued for my procedure?
A. Credit Medical pays your doctor directly. The payment is sent 1 to 3 weeks prior to your procedure date, depending on your medical service provider's request.
Q. How do I make the payments towards my loan?
A. Credit Medical debits your personal chequing account in equal and affordable monthly amounts according to the terms of your loan.
Q. Does the interest rate fluctuate/change?
A. No. Our competitive interest rates are fixed throughout the full term of your loan.
Q. Will, I need to make a down payment to borrow?
A. No down payment or collateral is necessary. All you will need is established credit history.
Q. Can I pay out the loan before the end of the term?
A. Yes! Loans are open and can be paid out at any time without any penalties.
Q. Can I be pre-approved for financing if I haven't chosen a doctor or procedure date?
A. Yes! Credit Medical will pre-approve your financing. For your convenience, we can pre-approve your financing before you see your doctor.
Q. Can I borrow a portion of the procedure cost?
A. Yes! Credit Medical will finance a minimum of $1,000.00 and pay it directly to your medical service provider.
Q. What if my doctor is not registered with Credit Medical Corporation?
A. Just let us know, Credit Medical will contact your medical service provider and inform them of our financing services and provide them with the information they need to register with us. There is no cost to your medical service provider.
Q. Why is Credit Medical better than using my credit card?
A. Financing through Credit Medical does not tie up your credit, making it available for normal spending.
Q. Are there any tax benefits?
A. Yes! The cost of your procedure may qualify as a medical expense on your income tax. Please consult your individual province's tax credits to see if you are eligible.
Q. Can I apply with a co-signer if I do not have a credit history?
A. Yes, your cosigner's credit history is eligible for approval. They would also be required to assume liability for the loan.
Q. What type of loan does Credit Medical offer?
A. We offer Personal Term Loans with terms ranging from 6 months up to 5 years.
Q. Will Credit Medical require any supporting documents?
A. Yes, once pre-approved we will require a copy of your ID, a copy of your personal VOID cheque and a copy of your personal credit card.
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