Wetumpka, AL asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Alabama

Q: Is it legal for a hospital to have you in a room and after they find out you have no issurance put you in the hall?

Hospital had me put in a room stripped and put in a gown plugged to a machine said the Dr. Will be with me shortly. Nurse came and asked if I had insurance. I said no. They came and took me out of the bed in the room in a gown back side out and moved me to a bed in the hallway gave me a blanket and told me that they will let me know when another room is available and gave the room I had to someone else.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Not illegal. Tacky, but not illegal. Now if they didn't serve you at all, that might be different.

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