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Franzia Donating Member (297 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-16-09 03:22 PM
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7. It is a sign of an increasingly desperate profit-driven medical industry .
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  -Pay Your Parents' Bills or Else Franzia  Jul-16-09 03:08 PM   #0 
  - universal health care NOW  niyad   Jul-16-09 03:11 PM   #1 
  - I agree 100%.  Franzia   Jul-16-09 03:14 PM   #4 
  - This has nothing to do with health care. It is about housing. nt  DURHAM D   Jul-16-09 04:25 PM   #10 
  - i suppose, if you want to call a roof over your head with full-time nursing care "housing"  unblock   Jul-16-09 04:46 PM   #16 
  - she needs to tell her story to the universe, shame the bastards.  roguevalley   Jul-16-09 05:01 PM   #25 
  - Lawyers on D/U, I always thought death took care of debt and it was not passed on to family.  sarcasmo   Jul-16-09 03:13 PM   #2 
  - Parent's debt isn't really the issue.  DURHAM D   Jul-16-09 04:42 PM   #13 
  - If Parent's debt isn't the issue. What you are saying is if my folks go into a Nursing home and die  sarcasmo   Jul-17-09 10:56 AM   #29 
  - if there are assets at the time of death bills need to be paid out of it  nini   Jul-16-09 04:50 PM   #18 
  - If YOU sign someone IN , you are the next in line to be asked to pay  SoCalDem   Jul-17-09 11:01 AM   #31 
  - Here are the 30 states. I know I'm not the only one wondering.  Cerridwen   Jul-16-09 03:14 PM   #3 
  - In what universe is this BS legal in any way?  Odin2005   Jul-16-09 03:16 PM   #5 
  - It is a sign of an increasingly desperate profit-driven medical industry .  Franzia   Jul-16-09 03:22 PM   #7 
  - Settle down & read it all, guys --  elehhhhna   Jul-16-09 03:22 PM   #6 
  - exactly!  trixie   Jul-16-09 03:38 PM   #9 
  - I fought the State of California over this back in the early 90's  DJ13   Jul-16-09 03:25 PM   #8 
  - Doesn't Medicare pay anymore?  Bryn   Jul-16-09 04:25 PM   #11 
  - No, honey -- read the link. Mom MAY qualify for assistance NOW, depending on her  elehhhhna   Jul-16-09 04:30 PM   #12 
  - Luckily it was all resolved.. from the article  wroberts189   Jul-16-09 04:48 PM   #17 
  - ..was my first question as well.. parts of the article that address it:  wroberts189   Jul-16-09 04:45 PM   #15 
  - Yes, But You Have to Separate Assets  NashVegas   Jul-16-09 04:50 PM   #19 
  - Err, not exactly true in the 30 states with filial support legislation  ProgressiveProfessor   Jul-16-09 05:53 PM   #28 
  - My mother died last November after 23 months in an Alzheimer's unit.  DURHAM D   Jul-16-09 04:50 PM   #20 
  - Medicare has never covered long-terrm "custodial" care.  WillowTree   Jul-16-09 05:47 PM   #27 
  - I am in this situation with my wife as I am her caretaker and we live on her Pension.  sarcasmo   Jul-17-09 10:58 AM   #30 
  - Shame on a country that allows this shit to happen.....  marmar   Jul-16-09 04:43 PM   #14 
  - Are you suggesting federally funded elder care for all citizens? nt  DURHAM D   Jul-16-09 04:54 PM   #22 
  - It's a testament to the sleaziness of those who own & run hospitals and care facilities.  TexasObserver   Jul-16-09 04:51 PM   #21 
  - THAT BASTARD RON PAUL SAID THAT HEALTH INSURANCE  southernyankeebelle   Jul-16-09 04:57 PM   #23 
  - COULD YOU SPEAK UP? I CAN'T HEAR YOU.  LWolf   Jul-16-09 05:34 PM   #26 
  - Uh, sweetie, it's worse than that! He said No rioght to HEALTH CARE  elehhhhna   Jul-17-09 12:36 PM   #32 
  - I can tell ya what the law is in Calif on an elderly/disabled parent:  Hepburn   Jul-16-09 05:00 PM   #24 
  - when my mom passed away some years ago . . .  OneBlueSky   Jul-17-09 01:30 PM   #33 
  - Poor House  Johnny2X2X   Jul-17-09 02:03 PM   #34 

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