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Loophole lets SC hospitals take millions from residents’ tax refunds for unpaid bills

Loophole lets SC hospitals take millions from residents’ tax refunds for unpaid bills

“A law originally written to help state and local governments collect debts is being used to seize tax refunds from people with past-due medical bills. The S.C. Department of Revenue does the legwork, and the cash flows straight into the coffers of some of the region’s largest health care companies.  The payoff is huge”

https://www.postandcourier.com/business/a-loophole-lets-sc-hospitals-take-millions-from-residents-tax/article_92a381a4-4b77-11e9-b439-ffe02586b0af.html