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Northwest Hospital Emergency Room Charity Care Settlement

Closed Settlement Statement: 
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.
Settlement Structure: 
Case Summary: 

Northwest Hospital in Kings County, Washington has agreed to settle a class action claiming that it violated the state’s Charity Care Laws by not screening all emergency department patients to see if they qualified for financial assistance.

Docket Number: 
16-2-14579-5 SEA
Northwest Hospital
Class Period: 
Monday, June 21, 2010 to Monday, July 31, 2017
Objection Deadline: 
Monday, January 15, 2018
Exclusion Deadline: 
Monday, January 15, 2018
Final Approval Hearing: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Northwest Hospital, Seattle, Washington