36% of Virginia Hospitals Garnished Wages of Patients in 2017

36% of Virginia Hospitals Garnished Wages of Patients in 2017 “… We identified 20 054 warrant-in-debt lawsuits and 9232 garnishment cases in 2017. Garnishing was conducted by 48 of 135 Virginia hospitals (36%), of which 71% were nonprofit and 75% urban, compared with 53% nonprofit and 91% urban among hospitals that did not garnish. The mean […]

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