A hospital that sits close to the Mexican border in Arizona is in crisis and on the verge of bankruptcy after suffering $20 million in unpaid bills for care for the tends of thousands of illegals pouring across the border there.
Yuma Regional Medical Center is drowning in red ink according to Dr. Robert Transchel, the CEO of the hospital who appeared on Fox & Friends Weekend with Rachel Campos-Duffy on Sunday.
Per The Blaze:
“We tracked our uncompensated care for a period of over six months,” Transchel said, “and we calculated that we’ve provided over $20 million in uncompensated care to the migrants crossing the border.”
Not only are many patients not paying for the care they receive, Transchel explained, but the hospital has had to increase staff to keep pace with the increased patient load. The Epoch Times reported that Yuma Regional treated 4,400 more patients last year than it had the year before.
Some illegal immigrants also require specialized care that Yuma Regional cannot provide, which means the hospital must then absorb the cost of transporting those patients, sometimes by “air ambulance,” to other facilities.
“So that $20 million is just the care that we’ve provided that we’re not compensated [for],” he said. “The other infrastructure that we’ve had to add is uncompensated as well, obviously.”
This is exactly what Biden wants. He wants the private sector bankrupted so that he can swoop in and take over with bigger and bigger government.
This is the plan.