Thursday, July 15, 2010

VIDEO: Hospitals must tell uninsured about charity care

Posted By on Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 11:44 AM

The folks at NC Policy Watch have produced a useful video about one of the changes mandated by the new health care reform law. It’s particularly useful for anyone who is currently without health insurance. The video features a young woman from Charlotte named Tiffany who is up to her neck in medical debt, explaining how now, under the new law, non-profit hospitals are obligated to tell patients who don’t have insurance about their charity care policies. It could have saved Tiffany a bundle, and it can save a bundle now for anyone without health insurance, including many young people who don’t buy insurance. Here’s the video:

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