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A Las Vegas Hospital Is Waiving Medical Costs for Mass Shooting Victims

After the October 1 mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest music festival left approximately 500 people injured, Las Vegas hospitals almost looked like “a war zone,” one on-call doctor told NPR. The wounds caused by both gunshots and shrapnel left facilities rushing to treat the onslaught of victims, whether or not they had insurance.

But despite the serious and expensive procedures they required, patients at one area hospital will see one potential burden lifted from their shoulders. Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican told the Las Vegas Sun yesterday that victims who received care at their facilities won’t have to pay out of pocket for their treatments.

“Our focus remains on the immediate medical and supportive care needs of the injured as well as

Read more at: http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/news/a46464/las-vegas-hospital-waives-medical-costs/

Your View: Power costs

South Australia is transitioning from fossil fuels to renewables and as such experiencing growing pains, throw in the odd twin typhoon. The reality is SA has the (energy) world’s attention and properly translated this means money, jobs and status, the things many of us aspire to in some form or another.

It also means pressurising the market to yield, and fair competition is the essence of democracy.

Hopefully it will be worth the real pain and current rip-off prices, unless of course there is a change of government and we rush all the way back to coal and world obscurity. I’m not convinced future coal usage, if instituted, is going to provide cheaper power anyway, now pricing control lies in the hands of the multi-nationals. When did they ever give a sucker an even break?

The SA Liberal’s leasing of ETSA was, economically, a bad move. We continue to pay for it with

Read more at: http://www.ypct.com.au/index.php/opinion/item/14311-your-view-power-costs