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Groups: Carolinas HealthCare System Must Stop Suing Patients!

Posted By Adam Searing On May 2, 2012 @ 8:52 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

[1]Read all about it [2] in the Charlotte Observer today.  In response to the many outrageous hospital behaviors uncovered by the CO’s and Raleigh News and Observer’s Prognosis: Profits series [3], the NAACP, the N.C. Justice Center, Action NC, the N.C. AFL-CIO, the Jesus Ministry, and the Black Women’s Caucus issued a statement yesterday [4] calling on Carolinas HealthCare System to remove liens it has on people’s houses – like Ms. Joyce Jones’ small house [5] – and join other major hospitals in the state that have ended the practice of suing patients.  Let’s hope $4.2 million-man Carolinas CEO Michael Tarwater is listening to Reverend Barber’s words from yesterday:

“The Bible says we’re not supposed to burden the poor and the sick and the afflicted. We’re supposed to lift them and help them and heal them. (Carolinas HealthCare) is a group with money hounding people who are just trying to make it.”



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[1] Image: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Rev.-Barber.bmp

[2] all about it: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/05/02/3211943/stop-suing-patients-naacp-tells.html

[3] Prognosis: Profits series: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/hospitals/

[4] issued a statement yesterday: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/carolinasrelease.pdf

[5] Ms. Joyce Jones’ small house: http://youtu.be/EslhcPjmRTg

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