Predatory Practices of Nonprofit Hospitals

ACORN International Financial Justice Health Care Labor Neighbor Local 100 United Labor Unions

            Pearl River     We keep beating this drum, over and over.  Nonprofit, tax-exempt hospitals are supposed to provide charity care to justify the fact that they do not have to pay federal taxes.  This benefit is worth billions for some hospital chains and is always a boon to any nonprofit hospital.  The Affordable Care Act …

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Health Insurance Deductibles and Costs Kill People

Health Care Local 100

            New Orleans      I’ve been beating the drum about the barriers to health insurance that deductibles and co-pays cause for lower wage workers and low-and-moderate income families in general for years, because the compromises involved in the passage of the Affordable Care Act didn’t cap them at all, yet allowed employers to claim compliance, …

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