CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- More than a dozen lawsuits filed by the University of Virginia Medical Center, seeking overdue payments from patients, have been dismissed.
Source: MGN Online
In Albemarle General District Court on Thursday, court records show 14 lawsuits were dismissed.
This is happening the same week the hospital was criticized in a Washington Post article for aggressive tactics used to get payment for overdue medical bills.
A spokesperson for the UVA Medical Center says changes to the hospital policies regarding financial assistance will be announced on Friday.