New from Berman Institute faculty Nancy Kass and Len Rubenstein in JAMA Viewpoint: “Can Physicians Work in US Immigration Detention Facilities While Upholding Their Hippocratic Oath?”

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Dismaying immigrants and advocates, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has sent out letters saying the agency will no longer consider most deferrals of deportation for people with serious medical conditions, documents show

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Cartoonist Dustin Harbin fell off a bike into an outpouring of charity. But Americans shouldn’t have to seek out strangers to pay health bills

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Ten years ago, Renee Bach left her home in Virginia to set up a charity to help children in Uganda

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Secret shoppers pretend to be sick to help make hospitals safer for everyone else

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Nonprofit hospitals pay virtually no local, state or federal income tax. In return, they provide community benefits, including charity care to low-income patients. In Memphis, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has brought 8,300 lawsuits for unpaid medical bills in just five years

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Not every hospital sues over unpaid bills, but a few sue a lot. In Virginia, 36% of hospitals sued patients and garnished their wages in 2017, according to a study published Tuesday in the American Medical Association’s journal, JAMA

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Understanding why living on the street seems to cause rapid aging could help homeless people — and governments

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