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GenX
04-05-2008, 04:36 PM
"Over the last five weeks, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York has featured in her campaign stump speeches the story of a health care horror: an uninsured pregnant woman who lost her baby and died herself after being denied care by an Ohio hospital because she could not come up with a $100 fee.

The woman, Trina Bachtel, did die last August, two weeks after her baby boy was stillborn at O’Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens, Ohio. But hospital administrators said Friday that Ms. Bachtel was under the care of an obstetrics practice affiliated with the hospital, that she was never refused treatment and that she was, in fact, insured.

“We implore the Clinton campaign to immediately desist from repeating this story,” said Rick Castrop, chief executive officer of the O’Bleness Health System.

Linda M. Weiss, a spokeswoman for the not-for-profit hospital, said the Clinton campaign had never contacted the hospital to check the accuracy of the story, which Mrs. Clinton had first heard from a Meigs County, Ohio, sheriff’s deputy in late February."

LINK (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/05/us/politics/05woman.html?_r=1&ei=5090&en=7824b4f8ea3b363d&ex=1365134400&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&pagewanted=print&oref=slogin)

Maybe if she would have said the woman had to dodge sniper fire on her way to the hospital, then the story might be more believable.

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GenX
04-05-2008, 04:37 PM
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Super Gram
04-05-2008, 07:51 PM
Who the heck cares about the Clintons.

GenX
04-05-2008, 08:31 PM
Some drunks to my north.

GenX
04-05-2008, 08:33 PM
...and, a friends uncle's aunt's sister's boss's step-brother's wife said if she could, she move out of Canada and into the U.S.

§ienna
04-05-2008, 08:50 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: R W G R</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Some drunks to my north. </div></div>

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