Health Care, Profiting from the Poor

We Reported on a Nonprofit Hospital System That Sues Poor Patients. It Just Freed Thousands From Debt.

Carrie Barrett, left, who works part time at Kroger, was sued by Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for more than $16,000 for her two-night hospital stay. Her debt, along with many others’, was recently erased. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox ...

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