reply to post by BlueTriangle
Not at all. I dont believe they should be at poverty level.
Sorry if it comes across that way.
but i DO believe that 300,000 is steep.
Doctors, to me, seem to take advantage of the situation and charge whatever the hell they want because the person needs the care.
especially when you're talking about saving a man's life.
1k per operation....
i dont know what you do for a living, but lets pretend you sell cars (no offense intended...im just using this for illustration purposes)
A good car is going to run you 30k or more, but we'll use 30k,b ecause i feel its a reasonable cost for an average car
A car salesman is going to sell LESS cars in a month than a heart surgeon does surgeries. But the car salesman isnt going to make 1k per car.
The fact is - the doctor makes 300k a year regardless of the amount of heart surgeries they perform. And the amount they perform is going to differ
quite drstically, IMO, from doctor to doctor
so i say you look at the over all income of the doctor
Lets say you ARE correct in 12k a month take home. Just for arguments sake.
-2k - student loan
-2500 (i think its the price you quoted for mortage)
-1000 (car payments/insurance/maintenance)
$6500 left over for groceries, gas, etc etc
BTW, 2500 a month is going to buy you a very
Side note: I think i mentioned this earlier in my post, too.
Hospitals over charge
Here's common ways they do it
Here's a few ways to avoid it from happening to you
So....30k a year for a heart surgery?
i'd love to see the itemized bill
probably $739.16 for the tissue used to clean his stitches afterwards