Homeless dumping - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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The premature discharge of indigent patients onto the streets by hospital workers or care providers, due to the high cost of providing care or shelter for them. A local hospital is being investigated for a continual practice of homeless dumping, with many who suffer from chronic addiction and health issues being thrust straight back onto Skid Row.
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city attorney's office filed its first indictment for homeless dumping
against Kaiser Permanente for an incident earlier last year (Blankstein & Winton, 2007).
But it seems that homeless dumping
might still be going on with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department investigating charges that deputies took a homeless mentally ill man for a ride to L.