Is it wrong to kick poor patient out of hospital?
There were many cases where something like this happen in our society. I have seen in many news that poor people were kicked out of the hospital for their inability to afford medical treatment. Some get the simplest treatment (that is very insignificant to their illness/injuries), the others get nothing at all, a hush, and some rude words such as “We’re very sorry but we can’t save everyone in this world” from the receptionist nurse. Heavily sick patients that need to stay in the hospital were forcibly returned to their home (if they have one) with no medical supply and with only ice on their head. Poor mothers that gave birth in a hospital were forced to stay there until they can pay for medical services. And many more. It seems like they’re all inhumane and unethical.
If we take a moment a rethink again, is it really that wrong for hospitals to abandon their poor patients? Hospitals need money to as their fuel to keep on running. If they treat all poor people for free then they’ll eventually run out of medical support to sustain other patients that can afford to pay.
What if hospitals can afford to treat these poor people? Any poor people could become careless toward their own healthiness, and worse, do not fear or could cause deliberate injury toward themselves considering that they will always get free treatment from hospital.
We’re talking about poor people that usually do not have any kind of retirement insurances or medical supports, and countries that lack decent attention from their governments.
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