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Victims asked to pay for rape kit testing out of pocket

Slate investigated one woman’s tweet, that her hospital bill had been sent to a collection service because she refused to pay the bill for her own rape kit testing. Although this is not legal, there is evidence across the country that it is extremely common for victims to cover their own post-rape medical expenses.

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