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Like I said, that was a few years ago when I did that to my hand; I'll bet anymore they'll tell'ya to take tylenol.
What's wrong with the system??? They are thieves. Everyone involved with the medical industry almost. The insurance companies, and especially the drug pushing pharmaceutical companies.
Here, I'm sitting I've looked up what I was given as part of the ER service for 54 bucks.
I've got a specialty topical creme for moderate to severe burns; enough for 10 days.
I've got a another specialty antibiotic derivative; which is used for staff infections, and is directly developed in Mexico to combat MRSA. Of course, not available in the States.
Then the last thing which was provided in the fee was the pain killers. Apparently they are a synthetic morphine based product. Again not available in the States, and let me tell ya' I don't feel any pain.
All of it, and QUICK in, and out ER visit for 54bucks
Originally posted by novacs4me
reply to post by gandhi
Health care is not "free" in Canada if you are a taxpayer!
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by sanchoearlyjones
Big pharma is also another problem, while they get American tax payer money for developing and testing drugs they come around and screw the tax payer with medications that are to expensive for many unless they are under the corrupted insurance companies.
That is why I will like a health care reform that will force insurance and big pharma to be regulated.
Competition means lower fees.
But in the US our government is run and owned by big corporations, congress are nothing but whores waiting for to cater to the pimps lobbyist.
Originally posted by 27jd
reply to post by porky1981
Not too quick on the uptake, eh? Bacon comes from swine, it was a clever title.
Hope the belly heals up sancho, thanks for bragging about how easy it is to get medical attention there, lol. Here, the reason it takes so long to get into the ER is because they are doing a credit and background check to make sure they want to even waste their valuable time with you. It's not just the insurance companies and the lawyers to blame, the providers here are greedy as well. Like somebody before said, 54 bucks would barely cover the gauze.