Meigs story touches Clinton

Meigs story touches Clinton

There are 2 comments on the Tri-County News story from Sep 18, 2012, titled Meigs story touches Clinton. In it, Tri-County News reports that:

A month after her visit to Pomeroy, U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., still gets a strong reaction from supporters when she recounts a tragic story she heard here.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Tri-County News.


United States

#1 Sep 18, 2012
What a shame! I wasn't aware you can be denied medical attention. Who was the facility? I heard holzers is a privately owned facility so are they allowed to have their own guidelines or something? Or was the person at the desk just being an ass and turned her away? Why hasn't this been investigated?
VA Doc

Warrenville, SC

#2 Sep 22, 2012
You cannot be denied emergency care at an emergency room even if you have unpaid bills. Same if you don't have insurance. Same if you aren't a legal citizen of this country.

Urgent care and personal offices are a different story.

So Clinton is wrong. No one has been denied emergency care in this country.

The local clinic would have had to have been Holzer clinic for that time period. Had she gone to O'bleness or Holzer hospital emergency room it wouldn't have happened.

Meigs had a good hospital, but no one wanted to pay the taxes to support it and so the levy failed and the hospital closed. Then Holzer took I've the building with a lease that lasts 99 years if I remember correctly preventing veterans from re-opening and thus having a monopoly on care with their clinic.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Meigs County Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Barnhart sentenced to 14 years in prison Feb 9 ABC321 7
Eric morris (Jul '17) Feb 7 Brian 4
Bear Feb 3 Mindurebusiness 1
Heather Naylor/Elliot Jan 31 In the know 1
mary clark (Mar '13) Jan '18 Littlemiss89 10
Guy thatís goes by bear Jan '18 Tracy 1
Brenda "two faced" Phalin (Jul '17) Jan '18 Callitlikeiseeit 2
More from around the web