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"Emergency room: best for life threatening emergencies, heavy bleeding, heart attack/stroke signs. Typically 2 hour wait time. Average visit cost +$2,000."

Copied from a slide describing our employee benefits.

How is something like this accepted as normal?

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@beto no kidding, right? same here in Canada, I’ve literally spent overnight in emergency, sleeping in a chair, when it’s not even that busy. it’s such a disgrace. Canadians say our health care is great but the reality is, people die and suffer of completely-preventable ailments with great regularity. I could go on and on about it, so many experiences of friends, family and myself.

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