Turning away a fellow human being from the doors of a hospital when he is ill and unable to pay the bills appears to be wrong. However, if one was to dispassionately examine the situation, setting up and running large hospitals require huge amounts of capital, which has to be recovered from those who use the services of the hospital. If the hospitals were not to charge for their services from those who cannot afford to pay, they will soon go belly up and that surely does not help anyone.
So what does one do? Continue reading