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post #20 of (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 04:10 PM
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Well now that Obama's back in the house we get our healthcare for FREE!
And by free I mean we have to pay more taxes, but worth it. I'd rather pay more tax then have to pay thousands of US dollars after waking up from a surgery. That sure would be a nice surprise...
A couple years ago I damaged the nerve connecting to my right shoulder, and couldn't raise my arm, higher than 90 degrees. For 3 months the doctors sent me from one doctor to the next claiming they didn't know what was going on, charging thousands for each appointment. By the time it had recovered, they finally sent me to a specialist who got out an x-ray chart, pointed, and said "that's the problem." Those idiots could have just sent me to this guy the first time, but they didn't because my money mattered more to them.
The way they all laughed so casually every time...
I'm not saying that all doctors in the US are like this, most are really decent people- I just got unlucky. This problem can't continue now that national healthcare's on the way though, so I'm glad about it.

This is a tasty burger.

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