Memphis Hospitals Suspend Debt Collection Suits, Including Suits Against Employees

Memphis Hospitals Suspend Debt Collection Suits, Including Suits Against Employees

R. Alan Pritchard, one of two attorneys for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, heads into Shelby County General Sessions Court Wednesday in Memphis. He asked the court to drop more than two dozen cases as the hospital reviews its collection policies.After an investigation by journalists found the Methodist hospital system had filed 8,300 lawsuits in five years, the hospital announced it will be “reviewing” its policies in the next 30 days.

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Source: NPR
Memphis Hospitals Suspend Debt Collection Suits, Including Suits Against Employees

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