Are the Uninsured Getting a Free Ride?
by John Goodman
May 14, 2011
A new government report says uninsured patients are generating $49 billion in unpaid hospital bills every year.
Put aside the fact that most of us don't have much confidence in the way hospitals calculate what we owe and take that number at face value. It comes out to a little more than $1,000 per uninsured person per year.