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    Hospitals are making some fucking money (26,000$)

    Just got a bill for over 26K from the hospital. A member of my family was having a tad of mental trouble. I wonder how much goes to insurance...

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    26k ? WOW

    That's a lot of profit for that hospital.

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    troll, i sent the bill

    now send me teh moni

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    Quote Originally Posted by HeXel View Post
    26k ? WOW

    That's a lot of profit for that hospital.
    I know, it wasn't even some high maintenance surjury, he just talked to psychiatrists and slept.

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    hospitals rip you off way to much


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    Hospitals got skill.
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    Hospitals get so much because of insurance. If there wasn't insurance, god forbid they actually have to charge reasonable prices. They charge insurance ridiculous amounts, then their insurance charges them ridiculous amounts. In turn, the biomedtech companies who see this profit ratchet up the cost of their products to ridiculous amounts as well, forcing hospitals to charge more to make that enormous profit and buy more machines, thus perpetuating the cycle. It's a positive feedback loop, so it won't stop till something snaps. Probably the ordinary people, seeing as 1/6 of the country is on medicare.

    Laissez-faire is what encourages corporate bastardry like this. Sometimes the government has to draw the line.

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    and you have to pay for that? noo noo



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    Quote Originally Posted by Minivan Man View Post
    and you have to pay for that? noo noo
    Some of it goes to the insurance company and the rest can probably be made in payments.
    Last edited by Blitz; 04-28-2011 at 05:58 PM.

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    Hospitals may charge you with insane amounts of money but hospitals also have retardedly huge operating costs. It costs them a shit ton to keep their staff, buy equipment, maintain the equipment and building, buying any sort of medical item such as medicine etc. The whole system has hyper inflated costs which means patients have to pick up the tab.

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    The fuck, I bet that's what half an average Canadian can make
    Overpriced is overpriced

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    jesus. that's a lot of fucking money.

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    They always have.. doctors in general..

    Thats why im becoming one ! SURGEON WOHO.

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