posted on Nov, 19 2011 @ 09:31 PM
reply to post by Unvarnished
being in my 60s, i have had too many bad experiences to post them all.
i'm lucky i have no prescriptions.
the waste is unbeleivable, we must have hundreds of millions $ worth of hospital buildings within 10 miles of me, but if i catch a flue, i get a free
ride 20 miles away to the nearest doctor that see you without a 2 month appointment.
or go to the emergency and spend a fortune.
3 hospitals 6 miles from each other, with a dozen medical centers costing millions that specialize.
you go to the wrong hospital, you take an ambulance to the other, not a 5$ taxi, it's the rules.
we have over two dozen non profit dealing with everything from mental, drug, rehab, or other problems for a city of 40,000.
many in million dollar facilities, one way or the other the bill goes to the government or insurances.
yet if you catch the flu, it's a 20 mile free ride to see a doctor.
the system does not impress me that is for sure.