The Waiting Game: When Hospitals Say No, Where Can Uninsured Patients Find Surgery? – Capital Public Radio

Read article - Quotes Andrew Loehrer, assistant professor of surgery and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, about how pro bono programs have become crucial as hospitals turn away uninsured patients. "Our health system is still profoundly incapable of meeting the needs of these vulnerable populations," says Loehrer. "Patients are often left on their own to sort of figure out a way … We aren't creating systems that make it as easy as it should be for patients to get lifesaving treatment."