Carol Ann Reyes, 64, was discharged from Kaiser’s Bellflower hospital in March 2006 and dropped off by a taxi outside the Union Rescue Mission. She wandered around, apparently confused, for several minutes until mission staff took her in. City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo filed criminal charges in November and said he wanted to send a message to hospitals nationwide engaged in “patient dumping”. Los Angeles authorities are investigating allegations that a dozen area hospitals have dumped more than 50 homeless patients in downtown Los Angeles. Kaiser faced criminal false imprisonment charges and civil claims related to the mistreatment of Reyes.
Please read the reset of this story at: https://news.kaiserpapers.org/kaiser-agrees-to-reforms-in-settlement-with-los-angeles-aimed-at-ending-homeless-dumping/