I spend quite much time mornings reading, surfing and writing, taking note. This news piece just smacked me in the face - hard. I know of this 'end of life billing' happening a few times in my own life and circles; being charged for services, materials etc "that never happened". My father paid medical charges for five years after we lost my mother. And they were all for naught ...
Yes, we definitely are inept, in one manner or another. But this story caught my eyes today. This is outrageous!
Tamir was a beautiful child, what a smile!
www.theguardian.com news site
Tamir Rice: Cleveland says family owes $500 for EMS after fatal police shooting
Cleveland city attorneys filed a claim against the 12-year-old’s estate alleging that the family owes $500 for an unpaid EMS bill from the boy’s death