Sad but very true for many years in Florida as our nursing nursing homes will not take vent. Patients. Medicaid will not pay them enough for their care and staff is not trained to care for them.
But the Republicans who control Tallahassee are "The Party Of Health Care", right? 😠
Recently, a lawsuit was been filed by a ventilator-dependent patient against the secretary of the AHCA who has been occupying a bed in Tampa General Hospital for over a year. An article published in the Miami Herald states, "When the administrators evict her from her bed as planned, she faces a terrible choice: She can return home, where her husband and adult daughter are both incapable of caring for her, or she can die alone, more than 330 miles away — in Georgia."