Methodist Healthcare no longer suing employees with outstanding medical bills

Hospital is also raising minimum wage to $15

Methodist Le Bonheur no longer suing employees with outstanding medical bills

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare says they will no longer sue employees with past-due medical bills.

The hospital is also raising minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Earlier this month, Methodist announced a 30-day suspension to review their collection practices. Hospital leaders held 20 listening sessions to improve their financial systems.

Now families of three with a household income of $53,000 or less will have access to financial assistance.

For more information regarding Methodist’s new initiatives and policy changes visit methodisthealth.org.

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