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.