#HospitalFail - New Mexico

New York Times: As Patients Struggle With Bills, Hospital Sues Thousands

Laura Beil, September 3, 2019

"An examination of court records by The New York Times found almost 3,000 lawsuits filed by Carlsbad Medical Center against patients over medical debt since 2015, more than 500 of them through August of this year alone. Few hospitals sue so many patients so often."


CNN: When some patients don't pay, this hospital sues

Elizabeth Cohen, September 10, 2020

"Doctors and hospitals should be paid fairly. I firmly believe that," said Makary, a surgical oncologist and professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. "But oftentimes these patients are being shaken down with the most aggressive and predatory practices we've ever seen in the history of medicine."