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

Patients fall through cracks as hospitals cut back on charity care

September 17, 2014 10:06 PM

UPDATED September 17, 2014 10:16 PM

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