Kenny Miller had surgery for an irregular heartbeat in 2007. He had little money and no health insurance, but the hospital sued him to collect on a $48,000 bill. Now the hospital has a lien on his house in west Charlotte.
Kenny Miller had surgery for an irregular heartbeat in 2007. He had little money and no health insurance, but the hospital sued him to collect on a $48,000 bill. Now the hospital has a lien on his house in west Charlotte. TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
Kenny Miller had surgery for an irregular heartbeat in 2007. He had little money and no health insurance, but the hospital sued him to collect on a $48,000 bill. Now the hospital has a lien on his house in west Charlotte. TODD SUMLIN - tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com

Part 5: Advocates push for N.C. patient protection

April 26, 2012 12:00 AM