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Forum to discuss Cleveland medical center's uncompensated care, deficit

Cleveland Plain Dealer, December 12, 2007

Cleveland-based MetroHealth Medical Center said earlier this year that it lost $8.9 million during the first nine months of 2007 in part because of uncompensated care it provided to a rising number of nonpaying patients showing up at the emergency room. Now community activists that are fearful the hospital is bearing too great a burden are planning to talk about solutions.