Nonprofit New York hospitals keep suing patients for their wages. Gov. Kathy Hochul has a chance to end it
Legislation that would protect patients against the medical debt practice passed the state legislature this year and is awaiting a signature from the governor.
Updated: Jul 20, 1:50 PM
Labor Unions Band Together To Tackle NY’s High Hospital Prices
Per capita spending on hospital care in New York rose by about 30% in just four years. The costs can get handed down to the unions' members, many of whom work low-income jobs.
Oct 19, 2021 4:32 PM
NY Hospitals Filed 31,000 Lawsuits Against Patients Over Four Years, New Report Shows
“I don’t know any other nonprofit charity out there that’s suing 10,000 people”
Mar 13, 2020 2:47 PM
Area Man Recovering From $44 Million Hospital Bill
Last year unemployed Bronx doorman Alexis Rodriguez was hospitalized with pneumonia for three weeks at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital. Last week he received the bill: $44,776,587 for outpatient services.
Updated: Jan 16, 2012 12:03 PM
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