New fees likely at Philadelphia health centers
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 6, 2009
To a generation of Philadelphians, they are known simply as "the free clinics." The city-run health centers are where one can get care ranging from pediatrics to dentistry to OB-GYN. But as public-health officials consider massive disruptions in healthcare, one change is increasingly likely: Patients without insurance will face fees on a sliding scale at all the centers.