Florida Hospital and Orlando Health will not be billing Pulse Night Club shooting victims. On June 12, 2016, more than 50 people were injured and 49 were killed in a terrorist attack/hate crime at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://spectrummagazine.org/article/2016/08/27/florida-hospital-waives-fees-pulse-shooting-victims
Absolutely the right thing to do. If only hospitals could do this more often @teresa_q @FaithOfOurFathers
Not attempting to be combative but other than the fact it was a high profile incident why is it the right thing to do any more than helping out any other victim of a senseless crime? It is like after 9/11, there were all these charities for children who lost a parent etc. but why is that any different than the thousands of children every day who lose a parent to less reported issues? In no way am I callous and want everyone to receive the care they need, but just curious why these victims are any more worthy than someone who suffered a less high profile, senseless hate crime.
And from a business perspective that is completely understandable. I just (most likely incorrectly) took the post as meaning from a moral standpoint it is the right thing to do.