Deceased Nursing Home Patient Billed On 100th Birthday

A nursing home patient that died in the aftermath of a hurricane was billed on what would have been her 100th birthday. The facility has since shut down due to the issues surrounding 14 patient deaths. The patient was automatically billed to her account where an overdraft fee was done. 

“How are they going to charge a dead person?” said a cousin of the deceased patient, in disbelief. “How is she going to pay that? I was enraged. They let her die and then they bill her,” she said. “This was someone who was like a mother to me.” For more, read the story

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