Local Group Asks Johns Hopkins Hospital to End Lawsuits Against Poor

Nicole Rojas
Jun 14, 2019 - 5:00

Johns Hopkins Hospital has been accused of targeting low-income and Black patients with financially crushing lawsuits over unpaid medical debt and the Coalition for a Humane Hopkins is working to change that. In May, the coalition joined forces with the AFL-CIO and National Nurses United to release a report on Johns Hopkins’ propensity to file lawsuits in Maryland that target low-income patients. The report found that the median debt among former patients was $1,438 and that many of the patients qualified for...

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