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Originally posted by BlackOps719
We are still ... waging an armed military conflict on foreign soil, and to my knowledge have yet to announce a reason for the war, or a feasible ending date.
Originally posted by HUMBLEONE
A hospital cannot deny you service, it is a Federal law.
Originally posted by Miraj
reply to post by Holly N.R.A.
I'd say you misunderstand some of the people that work in hospitals..
You think you are money to them.
But I'm going to explain something.
MRI's, EKGs, Cat Scans, and the numerous medical equipment that helps the find what is wrong with you, and will help them keep you alive and healthy as possible does not run on good will.
It certainly doens run on 30.000dollar a time, or something. For me the firs 170euro are own risk, and the rest i dont pay a thing for. Yeah insurance about 100euro a month, but there's dentist in it and more
Originally posted by groingrinder
I had an EKG and a urine test and a ultrasound. Plus some intravenous pain killer. My hands are shaking uncontrollably right now because I am so ticked off. MEDICINE SHOULD NOT COST THIS MUCH. I have lost my job and make $50.00 dollars a month. To be fair I must say that Banner Baywood discounted my bill by $8,000.00 so that my final bill is only $3,000.00, but I still cannot pay that when I only have fifty bucks a month coming in. I owe the Radiologist $460.00 dollars for their test and I still have not gotten the bill from the ER doctor who will bill separately. I will update this thread after I talk to the financial responsibility representative from Banner Baywood.
Originally posted by projectvxn
So if you smoke a pack a day and get emphysema it is your right to stick me with the bill for your bad personal choices? Health care isn't a right because your health and your body are YOUR responsibility, not society's.
Originally posted by Vicky32
Let me explain how it works here (New Zealand).
My son is a staff nurse on the cardiothoracic ward at Wellington Hospital - the premier cardiac ward in the country. They use and have the best technology available in the world.
If anyone has an MI, and is brought in, they will have tests and treatment and it will cost them nothing. Zip, nada, niente, goose egg nothing!
That's because our system is paid for by taxation. And it works very well.