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NY Times Article Cites Research Showing NY Hospitals Persist in Agressive Collections Despite Charity Care Laws

Health & Medicine Policy Research Group (HMPRG)
February 13, 2012

This past Sunday, the NY Times featured an article on research showing that the state's hospitals are getting around charity care laws and engaging in aggressive collections policies.

Read the NY Times article from 2/12/2012: Hospitals Flout Charity Aid Law

In another development,  this past weekend, blogger Francine  from US Health  Crisis-Survival Strategies commented on a recent, disturbing USA Today article  about ways that hospitals are using purchased patient data to do targeted marketing designed to stream more private pay patients in for lucrative screenings, testing and more...

Read the original USA Today article