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When the administrators of Tampa General Hospital evict Roberta Robinson from her bed, as planned, she faces a terrible choice: t 330 miles away – in Georgia.

Robinson, 63, of Seffner, suffers from diabetes, high blood pressure, profoundly disabled. Robinson requires a ventilator to breathe. Her husband, Joseph Robinson, makes medical decisions on her behalf.

For the past year, she has been hospitalized for Tampa. The hospital has a well-established setting.

Robinson “remains”, Tampa General's attorney, Patricia S. Calhoun, wrote in a lawsuit. “TGH is entitled to use it. Roberta Robinson and not such a patient. ”

But there is nowhere for Robinson to go.

Robinson cannot return home. T Her husband, who undergoes dialysis three times each week, is disabled, too. Rehab at a long-term care facility. The couple's 28-year-old daughter, Nicole, has the same degenerative disorder as her mom, and she cannot be a caregiver, either.

The astringent language of the eviction request notwithstanding, even Robinson ‟s lawyer isn´t blaming Tampa General for her client's predicament.

Under normal circumstances, a elder frail, as a member of the hospital, was transferred to a nearby nursing home. But because Florida’s reimbursement rate is willing to take Robinson.

One facility, Franco Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, is in Miami. Its administrators won accept acceptance unless her husband, who is a medical decision-maker, and do not resuscitate order, records say. He has refused to do this.

The second nursing home tJob Robinson t The trip from Seffner.

That leaves the Miller Nursing Home, and 107-bed long-term care facility with dialysis. Itʼs in Colquitt, Georgia. Trip trip. T

Nicole Robinson told the Miami Herald Thursday. Feel like she already died. ” T

“I want to spend as much time as I can,” she said.

At a hospital in a federal court. T

On Thursday, a watchdog group for Floridians with filemaps and federations federated against Mary Mayhew, secretary of the state Agency for Health Care Administration. (Back to September.)

The new family can be seen as a part of the family. The landmark civil rights, signed by President George H.W. Bush in 1990, prohibited.

To be a facility “from” to her homepage, and to order t where she lives.

“Transferring [Robinson] , in Florida, Georgia, Georgia, to be confirmed, would permanently isolate [Robinson] from Amanda Heystek, Robinson's attorney.

Lisa Greene, spokeswoman for TGH, case of patient privacy laws. “However,” she said in a written statement, “Tampa General Hospital). We always seek to act in the best interest.

Mallory McManus, AHCA spokeswoman, said the agency does not comment on pending litigation.

Robinson's dilemma is hardly a revelation. More than 15 years ago tpromote t And the insurance program for impoverished and disabled Floridians.

State health regulators t [nursing homes] willing to accept individuals who are ventilator-dependent. “In these cases, staff have experienced difficulty in locating [homes] willing and / or able to provide.

In 2017, increase increase what what Medic aid aid aid aid aid aid aid aid aid aid aid $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 200 per day. The average, average effect reimbursement rate to $ 435 per day. But, even if you want to be a member of the Health Board.

“All of Florida's nursing homes have turned [Robinson] because she is dependent on her ventilator and ‘adequate funding,’ ”

About $ 785 a day in Palm Beach County. Andere, Tom Parker, Director of Health and Social Care.

The Medicaid Health Insurance, Aetna Better Health Florida, can be found. To be managed by AHCA for nearly four million Medicaid recipients. Those who are insurers.

Shelly Bendit, Aetna spokeswoman, case Robert Robert or Joseph Robinson signed her privacy waiver.

Robinson 's options are. T Patients. Of the 656 Florida nursing homes that accept Medicaid, only 4 percent – about 30% – about 30% – about 30% – about 30% – about 30% – about 30% – 4% – about 30% – about 30% of the population.

“And most of them are either in private insurance or in the Medicare sector,” the Florida Health Care Association's Parker.

Patient in Medicines rates alone. Deciding to provide ventilator t

“You’ve got to hire respiratory therapists, bring in piped-in-gas,” Parker said. “You can do it overnight.”

In Georgia, nursing homes t 20% more than Florida. Georgia 's Department of Health and Social Services.

Myotonic dystrophy, a form of muscular dystrophy, is a long-term genetic disorder. Voluntary muscles. As the condition worsens, make it difficult for a person who suffers from it to breathe. There is no cure.

Heystek first complained to state health administrators in August 2017, after Robinson had languished in another facility, Kindred Hospital in Tampa, for lack of a place to live. Then, too, administrators t

Robinson goes to Kindred for more than a year. A crisis was averted when AHCA administrators agreed to help her family. Robinson at home until the hospital.

She was admitted to TGH from March 16, 2018. In her lawsuit against the Robinsons, that day.

Roberta Robinson had the anoxic brain. T “Roberta Robinson. T

Two weeks after admission to the home.

A very challenging challenge on a respiratory ventilator. T TGH social workers Robinson admission. ”

They said that they were not. T "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" ""

Tampa General's law, TGH “revoked its consent for Mrs.. Robinson to be in a room and hospital. Robinson take steps to assist Mrs. Robinson in vacating the premises. Mr. Robinson refuses to cooperate with plans to transfer. Robinson ”to Georgia.

Not for “refusing to cooperate.” It´s more like her mother is trapped in a mansion of Florida healthcare.

Nicole Robinson said. T “Plus, they dont get it for it.”


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