carl william spitzer iv cwsiv_2nd at JUNO.COM
Tue Dec 11 21:34:48 MST 2001

Mother was a RN national license.  She told me facts which could earn me
a slap suit if I used names.  $5 asperin were the scam then.  This does
not surprise me at all these are not HMO's they are PMO's profit
maintence organizations.


On Mon, 10 Dec 2001 11:33:18 -0700 Jim <jnantz at INFICAD.COM> writes:
>My mom has been in a hospital for a few days and last night had a need
>for some talcum powder.  She asked the nurse and he said there wasn't
>in the hospital.  Yes I actually heard him say this.  I asked him why
>don't have any.  He said they don't use it anymore because the managed
>health plans have all decided it isn't necessary.  He did call the
>down on the floor where the babies are delivered and found they don't
>it either.  Supposedly the babies breathe in the dust from the powder
>it's bad for them.  I'll bring her a big container of it when I go to
>her this afternoon.
>Wouldn't that be like going into a bar and finding out they don't
>beer or peanuts?
>If anybody on this list has any experience working in a hospital,
>you let me know if this is for real or if they're feeding mom and I so
>much B.S.

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