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    Healthy Woman Racks Up $1 Million Hospital Bill

    From newsday.com

    <i> More than a year after Sarah Nome was deemed healthy and given her discharge papers, the 82-year-old woman stubbornly refuses to leave her hospital bed.

    Nome admits there is no reason she should be racking up unpaid medical bills -- which have now topped $1 million -- but says she has nowhere else to turn.

    Now Kaiser Permanente's San Rafael Medical Center in California is suing her for the cost of her stay and trying to show her the door.

    "The thing is, I have no medical problem. I've been here more than a year, never had any medication, never had any treatment, never had a fever, have a perfect heart, blood pressure is like a teenager," Nome said in a telephone interview from the hospital north of San Francisco. "It isn't that I'm not ready to go. I just have nowhere to go...</i> <A HREF="http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/nation/sns-ap-hospital-eviction,0,5039952.story?coll=ny-leadnationalnews-headlines">Entire Story Here</A>
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