I have a bill to pay today: the ER bill from December 22, 2010.
Even though the services rendered didn't help my husband,
even though it's nobody's fault,
even though the patient died 12 hours later,
I have a bill to pay.
There are some things a death certificate doesn't forgive.
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p.s. I contacted them today. They sent their sincere condolences, and they apologized that they had not forgiven the debt sooner. My account has been shifted to $0.00. This is what happens when there is a person behind the system.