1 in 5 Hospital Patients Who Leave Against Medical Advice Are Uninsured

Incidences of patients leaving the hospital against medical advice rose sharply between 1997 and 2011, particularly among patients financially responsible for their own care.

1 comments on "1 in 5 Hospital Patients Who Leave Against Medical Advice Are Uninsured"
Harvey brownnstein (11/14/2013 at 9:13 AM)

Maybe it is due to them in reality being to healthy to be in a hospital. You can get a better dirt at home and sleep. The medical care is usually concentrated during the earlier part of your stay, many of the reasons you are asked to stay that extra night is so-called "to be observed over night" Unfortunately hospitals do not realize people need to eat and sleep while they are trying to recover from an illness. They say they realize the importance but during my few stays at recognized hospitals I have not seen any evidence that they care about your rest or diet


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