Charity care

When Should We Write Off Large Patient Balances? - 09/23/2021

Is there a formula to calculate the net present value for the balance of a patient’s account compared with a small monthly payoff?


Borders Without Enough Doctors: El Paso Physicians Volunteer Care for Asylum-Seekers - 08/02/2019

Dr. Gutierrez is part of a small group of El Paso physicians who provide volunteer medical care at the city’s 18 shelters for asylum-seekers entering the United States through the Texas border. What started in October 2018 as a local, ad hoc way to address health care needs among the steady stream of immigrants is gradually turning into a statewide — even national — network of volunteer physicians.


Giving the World a Helping Hand - 02/04/2019

Dr. Bartlett, who specializes in family practice and emergency care, has done a lot of foreign relief work in the past nine years, most of it through World Missions Alliance, an evangelical Christian organization based in Branson West, Mo.