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UVA Doctors Decry Aggressive Billing Practices By Their Own Hospital

Prominent doctors at UVA Health System are expressing public outrage at their employer’s practices to collect unpaid medical debt from its patients. A Kaiser Health News report in September that showed UVA sued 36,000 patients over six years for more than $ 100 million, seizing wages and savings and even pushing families into bankruptcy. Special… Read More »

2 doctors were held by ICE. They say what they saw at one facility shocked them

They grew up in Cuba, studied to become doctors and swore an oath to do no harm. Then, years later, they ended up somewhere they never expected: a privately-run US immigrant detention center in rural Louisiana. Held behind bars as they pleaded for asylum, these men say they watched people around them receiving poor medical… Read More »