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COVID-19 Recession in Texas

Some Texas hospitals continued to sue patients for unpaid medical bills during the coronavirus pandemic

Hundreds of debt collection lawsuits have been filed since Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster because of COVID-19 in mid-March, according to the Health Care Research and Policy Team at Johns Hopkins University.

Patrick Easley in Tomball. May 24, 2020.

Hospitals struggling

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