Arkansas Doctor Forgives Debts of 200 Cancer Patients Totaling $650,000
Good news! Dr. Omar Atiq, an oncologist who founded the Arkansas Center Institute in Pine Bluff, has decided to forgo collecting any outstanding balances owed by his patients. For the 200 patients of the institute this amount equals roughly $650,000.
Dr. Atiq indicated that the Arkansas Cancer Clinic will be closing after 29 years in service and he worked with a billing company to ensure that no patients will face financial repercussions from their owed balance.