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The Emerging State of Medical Care In Our Nation's Emergency Rooms

By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD Oct. 4, 2016 -- People who go to a hospital emergency room cannot be turned away regardless of how sick or injured they actually are or whether or not they have insurance. They must be seen and treated. Hospitals are sagging under the weight of the uninsured coming in to emergency rooms to get routine medical treatment. I often say, somewhat jokingly, but with a solid basis in reality, that after 5 PM I become a primary care doctor.
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