Why Georgia's Hospitals Are A Public Policy Issue

Jun 20, 2016

Georgia's decision not to expand Medicaid has forced large hospitals like Grady Memorial in Atlanta to absorb the costs of helping the poor, uninsured and mentally ill.

Journalist Mike King traces the history of urban hospitals and how public policies have failed them in his new book, "A Spirit of Charity: Restoring the Bond between America and Its Public Hospitals."