Some sex assault survivors have to pay thousands of dollars for emergency department visits

Some Sex Assault Survivors Have To Pay Thousands Of Dollars For Emergency Department Visits

People are seen outside the entrance to the emergency room at Oak Hill Hospital in Hernando County. Survivors of sexual assault who are treated at emergency departments may be billed thousands of dollars for their care if they are uninsured, a new report finds, and even those with private health insurance have to cover some of the costs out-of-pocket.