Prognosis: Profits

April 26, 2012 12:00 AM

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

An investigation by The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer found that while North Carolina hospitals get tax breaks worth hundreds of millions, some are doing little to help the poor. Instead, many hospitals are pursuing uninsured patients with lawsuits or collections agencies that can destroy their credit.

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