TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 3, 2019
Methodist LeBonheur, the largest hospital system in Shelby County, is suspending legal actions against former patients who still owe medical bills after recent investigations showed that many of those patients were the hospital's own employees, the Commercial Appeal reports. Public pressure accumulated after the report revealed how the hospital system uses the courts to garnish wages from people who make too little to consistently pay off thousands, sometimes tens of thousands, in hospital bills. The hospital system also said the next 30 days would serve as a review period of their policies and procedures.