What Is Patient Dumping, And How Do You Prove It?
Patient dumping is the inhumane treatment where a medical facility turns away a patient in need of emergency care because the patient lacks the means (insurance or money) to pay for their treatment. Although the practice is technically illegal (at least for Medicare-participating facilities), there are still health care centers that practice it. Unfortunately, being dumped may result in medical complications for a patient. Consider an example in which you have developed internal bleeding after getting injured in a car accident. [Read More]