#HospitalFail - Missouri

Pro Publica: From the E.R. to the Courtroom: How Nonprofit Hospitals Are Seizing Patients' Wages

Paul Kiel, December 19, 2019

"In 2013, Northwest won judgments in 77 percent of its cases, usually because the defendants didn't show up, court records show. Only 3 percent of those sued had an attorney. And all of the judgments tacked on a 9 percent interest rate to the debt, the most allowed under Missouri law."