Free or discounted care is available at some hospitals, but they don’t make it easy: The Washington Post

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Free or discounted care is available at some hospitals, but they don’t make it easy: The Washington Post

“When Ashley Pintos went to the emergency room of St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash., with a sharp pain in her abdomen and no insurance, a representative demanded a $500 deposit before treating her,” Jordan Rau writes in The Washington Post. “‘She said, “Do you have $200?” I said no,’ recalled Pintos, who then […]