Meet Scarlett

Meet Scarlett…she has worked at Legacy Emanuel for 18 years in the cafeteria. Three years ago, Scarlett had a heart attack and, even though she had insurance, she couldn’t afford her medical bills and was sent to collections while still receiving care. We believe tax-exempt nonprofit hospitals should be required…

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Charity Care Press Conference

To maintain their tax-exempt status, non-profit hospitals are expected to provide measurable benefits to the communities they serve. “Charity care” means free or discounted health services provided to those who cannot afford to pay and from whom a hospital has no expectation of payment. Average charity care spending as a…

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