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By Reubenesque, August 24, 2008 at 3:29 pm Link to this comment
Our local county (privately managed) hospital put my brother to sleep, involved 5 doctors and charged $3000.00 to lance a boil on his forearm. The same hospital charged Medicare $1000.00 per 45 minute session for physical therapy when my mother fell and cracked her elbow. The therapist’s total compensation package couldn’t have been over $25.00/hour
By GW=MCHammered, August 22, 2008 at 9:59 pm Link to this comment
re: Reubenesque, August 22 at 2:36 pm
Funny thing Reubenesque, there are prime examples of how to run better health care systems around the world. You’d think that the premier Democracy (a bit tongue in cheek) would readily adopt more efficient systems. But alas, money/power whores have our pocket book. I’m sick of watching the Red-White-Blue horror show.
By hippy pam, August 22, 2008 at 4:15 pm Link to this comment
And how many more homes does McCain own THRU HIS DOUBLE BLIND DUMMY CORPORATIONS OFF THE BOOKS????I did truly love the story about the Federal Employees-how many hours/days did our current V.P.[chain-me] spend at work????WE NEED TO HOLD THESE PEOPLE ACCOUNTABLE ACCORDING TO A COURT OF LAW.If you or I [the common man/woman] did this at our place of employment-assuming we are fortunate enough to be employed-WE WOULD GET FIRED!!!!!![Fire bullsh*t-take all his salary and perks-sell them-to pay for the MESS he has created[his LEGACY]....
By Reubenesque, August 22, 2008 at 3:36 pm Link to this comment
Thanks Hammered. The DEA needs to be shut down and their resources applied to fight these Medicare/Medicade abuses. We would be untold billions ahead. This problem will continue to grow as our population ages.
I think localization and more personal oversite of equipment and expendables would go a long way in staunching this problem.
By GW=MCHammered, August 22, 2008 at 11:06 am Link to this comment
Mc$ame will give us more McBu$h:
Report Highlights Growing Trend of Federal Employees Missing in Action
(2.8 Million Hours of Work Lost Per Year Because of AWOL Absences)
Medicare Hid Fraud, Report Says
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