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    the Right Wing Fascists talk about people showing up at emergency rooms and getting care you can be damn sure they are not showing up with cancer and getting care if they don't have insurance because they won't be given it.

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      Crazy like a fox, KenBee

          That might include iv fluids, blood transfusions, etc. It won't include chemotherapy. It would include emergency surgery to relieve a bowel obstruction, but not elective surgery to remove a tumor.
           And, of course, you will get billed for whatever is done.

      -7.25, -6.26

      We are men of action; lies do not become us.

      by ER Doc on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 08:17:34 PM PDT

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