“L.A. Council gives early OK to patient ‘dumping’ fine” – LA Times Article

This article written by Cara Mia Dimassa of the LA Times talks about the recent dumping of patient’s on skid row.

“Hospitals that leave homeless patients on Los Angeles streets without their consent would be fined $25,000 under an ordinance tentatively approved today by the City Council.”

“The ordinance would make it a misdemeanor offense for hospitals to transport a patient to a location other than his or her home without written consent. It is intended to end the practice of leaving vulnerable patients on skid row.”

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