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patient dumping

A statutorily imposed liability that occurs when a hospital capable of providing the necessary medical care transfers a patient to another facility or simply turns the patient away because of the patient's inability to pay for services. Hospitals that knowingly, willfully, or negligently fail to comply with legislation prohibiting this practice are subject to various monetary penalties as well as suspension of their Medicare provider agreements.

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