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originally posted by: avgguy
a reply to: Creep Thumper
It is a business, but so is car seats, grocery stores and water companies. None of those things are free and they all either save lives or keep you alive. it compounds the problem immensely when we have leaches that use goods without paying, the cost then passed down to the people that are decent enough to pay their bills.
but there's no reason that healthy people like myself should have an out of pocket max near the 10,000 mark.
originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: Snarl
Tuberculosis is very rare here in the states. It was probably a stubborn piece of rice or possibly the rice was hard and scratched his esophagus making it feel like something was stuck in his throat. That did happen to my dad. A piece of rye bread toast scratched his throat and he was saying it was stuck in his throat. I lived across the street from the fire dept at the time and one of the paramedics looked at his throat and said nothing was stuck. He was sure something was.
The medic said it was scratched.