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Re: Last Laugh! Doctor and Hospital Bills

Dave VanHorn (
Mon, 27 Dec 2004 08:40:44 -0500

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Very good! I wish I had thought of that
> line when Stormont-Vale Medical Center came to see me to collect on
> the *300 thousand* dollars I owed after my brain aneurysm surgery, two
> months in a coma and an additional month in the rehabilitation unit.
> Ever see a hospital/doctor bill bottom line of $300,000.00 after three
> months more or less in the hospital? It almost caused me to have yet
> another heart attack! PAT]

Two years ago, I was in intensive care for pancreatitis. No mild
attack this, nine weeks in the hospital, plus another 6 at home.
Through all this time, no food, no water, I ate through a tube in my
arm. Roughly $250k Insurance picked up most of the tab though.

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