Journalists Get Nonprofit Hospitals to Dial Back Debt Collection

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd">“Medical Debt,” Irish TypepadSeptember 13, 2019; ProPublica and Washington Post/Kaiser Health NewsIn July, NPQ covered an emerging story brought to light by investigative journalists at ProPublica. A Memphis nonprofit hospital, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, had brought over 8,000 lawsuits against patients, including its own workers, for unpaid…

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