The slightest movement in his chair brings a grimace to the face of Stephen Maxwell, an uninsured Kansas City man in need of back surgery. With an annual income of $24,790, Maxwell, 45, makes $1,450 too much to qualify for charity care under new guidelines at Truman Medical Center.
The slightest movement in his chair brings a grimace to the face of Stephen Maxwell, an uninsured Kansas City man in need of back surgery. With an annual income of $24,790, Maxwell, 45, makes $1,450 too much to qualify for charity care under new guidelines at Truman Medical Center. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
The slightest movement in his chair brings a grimace to the face of Stephen Maxwell, an uninsured Kansas City man in need of back surgery. With an annual income of $24,790, Maxwell, 45, makes $1,450 too much to qualify for charity care under new guidelines at Truman Medical Center. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

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September 17, 2014 10:06 PM

Patients fall through cracks as hospitals cut back on charity care

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