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Hospitals Overcharge Americans With Insurance To Pay For Treatments They Must Give Illegals

•, By Kit Daniels

Zuckerberg San Francisco General reportedly billed a bike rider over $20,000 for a broken arm after her private insurance paid nearly $4000 to the hospital, an amount the insurer thought was reasonable for an arm splint.

"A spokesperson for the hospital confirmed that ZSFG does not accept any private health insurance, describing this as a normal billing practice," according to a report by left-leaning Vox News. "He said the hospital's focus is on serving those with public health coverage - even if that means offsetting those costs with high bills for the privately insured."

On its web site, ZSFG declares that "everyone is welcome here" regardless of their financial situation or immigration status: