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View Diary: Over $4400 for Emergency Room visit--why we need Universal Healthcare (176 comments)

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  •  When I went to the emergency room once (4+ / 0-)

    and told them I wanted to leave because their treatment was unnecessary overkill*, they sent the psychiatric intern in to try and talk me out of leaving.

    Insurance got billed for that "consultation".

    (*if you say you have "a pain in your chest" they automatically assume you're having a heart attack ... )

    The thing about quotes on the internet is you cannot confirm their validity. ~Abraham Lincoln

    by raboof on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 06:28:07 PM PDT

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