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Response to NightOwwl (Original post)

Wed Jan 23, 2013, 08:20 PM

19. This is why.

Because earlier today somebody posted that Hospice costs $140 a day for medicaid hospice care, and that removing hospice care meant that many of those folks will instead go into hospital ER's, and linger for a few days, and run up the bills much higher.


That is the only reason Jindal is even considering it until the end of the fiscal year. They think it's much cheaper to let them die in Hospice care rather than a hospital.

*(Which is correct- it is.)

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