NC hospitals curb suits against patients | Local/State | NewsObserver.com

North Carolina hospitals have sharply curtailed their use of a controversial practice – filing lawsuits against patients who don’t pay their bills.

An analysis by The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer of Raleigh found that lawsuits by the state’s hospitals dropped by more than 45 percent from 2010 through 2014 – from about 6,000 to 3,200.

via NC hospitals curb suits against patients | Local/State | NewsObserver.com.

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