Atlanta-based Grady Memorial Hospital's decision to close its dialysis clinic has sent about 50 of its patients into a medical care limbo, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
reports. Most of the patients were illegal immigrants with little money and no government aid. After the October closing of the clinic, Grady offered to pay for three months of dialysis treatments at a private clinic called Fresenius. That reprieve was to expire Jan. 3, but Grady extended the deadline to Feb. 3, less than two weeks away.