"They paid for Kerry's prenatal care, hospital and delivery costs out of their savings and by selling stocks and fairly exhausting every credit card and line of credit available to them.the american 'health' system is so screwed up. i'm not in the baby-making business - but i suspect that if i was, in australia, i don't think the hospital would charge me anything. maybe i'm wrong - should i have babies to find out?
By the time they took their infant son home, they still owed the hospital $17,000. Negotiations on a payment schedule went nowhere. The $17,000 landed in collections."
Saturday, September 16, 2006
* atrios has a story about an apparently normal couple having a normal healthy baby:
Posted by lukery at 9/16/2006 11:59:00 PM