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Mon Oct 5, 2020, 09:51 AM

We need a running cost of Trump's medical care. Everyone needs to see how expensive this is.

Because he is going to recover and discuss how easy it was. But people need to understand what this type of care costs.

Presidents don't have co-pays or high deductible policies.

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Reply We need a running cost of Trump's medical care. Everyone needs to see how expensive this is. (Original post)
Buckeyeblue Oct 2020 OP
marble falls Oct 2020 #1
Buckeyeblue Oct 2020 #2
crickets Oct 2020 #7
in2herbs Oct 2020 #3
Hugin Oct 2020 #5
Hugin Oct 2020 #4
world wide wally Oct 2020 #6
marie999 Oct 2020 #8
Buckeyeblue Oct 2020 #9

Response to Buckeyeblue (Original post)

Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:00 AM

1. With a special column for the the non essental stuff like motorcades and fake photo ops.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:01 AM

2. Yes. For sure.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:37 AM

7. Oh, absolutely. nt

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Response to Buckeyeblue (Original post)

Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:08 AM

3. IMO his limo ride was leaving the hospital against medical advice and thus all medical charges

from that point on should be the sole payment responsibility of trump personally.

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Response to in2herbs (Reply #3)

Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:16 AM

5. Sure, it was a campaign event.

But, like the cities forced to supply security for his rallies he arrived in AF1 to attend and every other entity he owes money. Nobody will ever see a cent of reimbursement.

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Response to Buckeyeblue (Original post)

Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:13 AM

4. It all depends on how the charges are coded...

Like does the sterilization costs of the entire AF1 & Marine 1 fleets and the sterilizing in an autoclave or scrapping of a head-of-state armored SUV get coded as Treatment or Palliative Care?

Seriously, there's no way he's not already into the 10's or even 100 million Dollars of expenses.

The Yeller Submarine is a high maintenance baby. I hope his cult can afford it, because, the US Treasury sure as hell can't.

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Response to Buckeyeblue (Original post)

Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:31 AM

6. Probably more than his golf outings

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Response to Buckeyeblue (Original post)

Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:53 AM

8. Coming up with the true cost to taxpayers will not be easy.

It is not like you going to a non-VA hospital. His doctors, nurses, and technicians can't be counted because they make the same amount per day whether or not Trump is there. The suite he uses is there every day whether or not he is there but you can add the cost of the electricity. X-rays, scans, and MRI you could count the cost for the electricity and things like swabs. Blood tests, you can add the cost of needles, vials, and bandaids. Medicines you can count the amount the hospital pays for them. O2 and delivery means can be counted. Can't say for certain but the cost to taxpayers is probably less than 5% of how much you would pay in a non-VA hospital. Misc. like food you can count.

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Response to marie999 (Reply #8)

Mon Oct 5, 2020, 11:08 AM

9. I guess what I was going for is what this type of care would cost a typically person

So multiple days in the hospital in what is really an ICU setting, the drug regimen he is on, etc.

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