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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Hospitals: We Are Losing Millions Treating Illegal Immigrants

Team 4 News - Harlingen,TX,USA

“We treat every patient who comes, regardless of their ability to pay.” ...............

......... Last year, his emergency room saw over 43,000 patients. Many of those people were undocumented immigrants.

But because the hospital never refuses patients, it incurred over $13 million in net un-reimbursed costs during the 2004 fiscal year.

To make matters worse, the number of uninsured patients visiting the hospital seems to be on the rise.

.......... many other health institutions are going out of business because they can't afford to treat patients without getting reimbursements.
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