This week in Medicine 12/26/14

Report: Nonprofit hospitals seizing patients’ wages to collect medical debts. In a 3,500-word story co-published with NPR, ProPublica (12/19) reports on the use of lawsuits and wage garnishment by some hospitals to collect on medical debts. The piece says that while no one tracks how many hospitals sue their patients and how frequently, “ProPublica and ... Continue Reading