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Cash before chemo: Hospitals get tough

M.D. Anderson demanded $105,000 up front before it would start chemotherapy treatment.

http://www.wsbt.com/news/health/18353979.html

I pretty sure the medical system is going to go through some serious regulatory changes in the next 15 years, stories like these are just a sign of the cracks. The load from retiring baby boomers alone should be enough to break medicaid and medicare...

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Cash before chemo: Hospitals get tough

Be careful.........we certainly don't want national health care.

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Cash before chemo: Hospitals get tough

Anyone questioning whether we should have nationalized health care should talk to someone in the military. The stories they'd hear...

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