Medical repatriation or patient dumping?
Author: Warlick, Diane Trace
Source: Journal of Nursing Law, Volume 14, Numbers 3-4, 2011 , pp. 107-109(3)
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Abstract:An undocumented alien worker sustained disabling injuries in a motor vehicle accident. Following a lengthy hospitalization, and more than a $1 million in unpaid medical expenses, he recovered sufficiently to be released from the hospital, but he had no relatives in the United States to assume responsibility for his continued recovery. The hospital flew him back to his native country without his consent.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2011
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