In China, sometimes, a patient’s life depends on how much cash he has.
Xiang Tao, a teenage university student in the southwestern province of Sichuan was left to die at a local hospital because he couldn’t pay the medical bills up front, the Xinhua News Agency reported on September 18.
Xiang was stabbed in the lower abdomen when he, and three of his classmates, were attacked by anonymous assailants, according to Xinhua. according to Xinhua….[Full Text]
(cartoon says: Doctor A:”The patient hasn’t paid the bill yet.” Doctor B: “Push him out then. We can work on him later.”)