Skip to comments.ObamaCare: My 90 Year-Old Mom Kicked Out of the Hospital
Posted on 02/21/2011 10:33:02 AM PST by neverhome
For those of you who still think ObamaCare is a good idea, heres how its affecting my family at the very moment Im writing this
My 90 year-old mother has taken ill. High fever (103), throwing up, weakness, spasmodic cough and significant respiratory issues. Her neighbor took her to the ER. The doctor says that "due to the changes in Medicare under ObamaCare" (the doctor's own words) he could not admit her into the hospital, even though he thought she should be admitted.
Kicked out of the hospital, even though shes also a heart patient. Kicked out of the hospital, even though she runs a risk of developing pneumonia.
Would anyone like to try convincing me at this point that the rumors of death panels within ObamaCare are false? Before the new rules took effect, she'd have been admitted without question. We're getting a nurse to stay with her so that (hopefully) she gets proper care.
Those of you who pray, please pray for my mom.
This is exactly what happened to my Mom last week. The only difference was that pneumonia had already started setting in....
BTW, she is 93
Riiiight. And, Bill Clinton remembers seeing church burnings while growing up.
Yet an illegal will be immediately admitted.
et me guess her PCP was NOT consulted. This is the final outting of the fascist state that the “left” has been working for all along. Get a Lawyer!
If we allow certain citizens to be denied care it is only a matter of time when the commie system. The politicos and powerful go to state of the art hospitals while the rest of us get to go to roach and rat infested “clinics”.
So many of our seniors have become dependent on government health insurance and government health care. I hope other seniors can learn from your story. Medicare is going to get some severe cuts and seniors need to start making other arrangements.
Prayers up for your mother and her family.
Does she have insurance outside of Medicare?
Welcome to our Brave New World.
You may find this interesting. It sounds like the practice of denying healthcare to seniors is becoming widespread. A scary thought!
If you’re close to DC, take her to the halls of Congress.
Seriously, would it do any good to get an attorney?
If you’re close to Canada, drive her to a hospital there?
It's a nightmare, folks.
Apologies for the correction, and a long live for your Mom, she's got plenty of good years left, medicare actuaries excepted.
I’ll add my prayers. My Mom is only a 2-3 years younger. Let us know how this turns out. Do you need a lawyer? I have some contacts in thst profession and could possibly ask one for a referral if you can give me your city and state.
You've got that right. Seen it time and again over the past few years. (Welcome to California.)
Well since Obamacare is unconstitutional, suing the hospital is in order for enforcing Obamacare in the first place.
Just sent story to Rush, maybe he will shed some light on it.
What hospital is it?
If we knew the hospital, maybe they could be FReeped. My spouse is the top admin. in a hospital and they sure wouldn’t like a lot of phone calls and bad PR.
Call tv stations, newspapers,... anyone the get this story into the local headlines. I’d do anything for a member of my family.
Oh, good luck, and keep us posted.
Vigilanteman said: “Do you need a lawyer?”
One of my brothers lives nearby (I live out of state) and he’s tending to the legal issue. Thank you very much for asking. It’s appreciated.
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