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homeless dumping

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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