The 27 Oklahoma hospitals that have sued former patients the most over medical bills

St. Francis Health System in Tulsa filed the most debt-collection lawsuits against former patients among 27 organizations investigated by Oklahoma Watch.

The investigation into Oklahoma nonprofit, for-profit and government-owned organizations found that 520 state residents, on average, had debt-collection lawsuits filed against them by a hospital each month from Jan. 1, 2016 to July 31, 2019.

Here are the 27 hospitals and hospital systems that have filed at least 50 debt-collection lawsuits since Jan. 1, 2016, according to the investigation. They are ranked from most to least lawsuits filed.

1. St. Francis Health System (Tulsa)

2. Integris Deaconess Hospital (Oklahoma City)

3. AllianceHealth Midwest (Midwest City)

4. Norman (Okla.) Regional Health System

5. Integris Baptist Medical Center (Oklahoma City)

6. St. John Health System (Tulsa/Broken Arrow)

7. AllianceHealth Woodward (Okla.)

8. Integris Canadian Valley Regional Hospital (Yukon)

9. AllianceHealth Durant (Okla.)

10. Integris Southwest Medical Center (Oklahoma City)

11. Oklahoma State University Medical Center (Tulsa)

12. Integris Bass Baptist Health Center (Enid)

13. AllianceHealth Clinton (Okla.)

14. Integris Health Edmond (Okla.)

15. Purcell (Okla.) Municipal Hospital

16. Hillcrest Hospital South (Tulsa)

17. Grady Memorial Hospital (Chickasha)

18. AllianceHealth Seminole (Okla.)

19. Hillcrest Hospital Claremore (Okla.)

20. Bailey Medical Center (Owasso)

21. Oklahoma University Medical Center (Oklahoma City)

22. Comanche County Memorial Hospital (Lawton)

23. Hillcrest Hospital Cushing (Okla.)

24. One Core Health Orthopedic Hospital (Oklahoma City)

25. AllianceHealth Ponca City (Okla.)

26. Lakeside Women's Hospital (Oklahoma City)

27. Wagoner (Okla.) Community Hospital

Read more about the analysis here.  


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