Why don't they ever show Carol's clininc?

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I remember that Carol had to resign from the clinic that she had started in the ER after being involved with the incident that ultimately caused Doug to leave. But she left her assistant in charge of it, right? So why don't they ever even refer to it?

-- KJ (KristijohnsonSD@aol.com), April 07, 2000


I've been wondering the same thing, too!! One would think that, though she had to resign and turn it over to her assistant, she would still wander over there from time to time to see how her "baby" is doing. JMHO. Now it makes more sense not to feature it, what with the twins she is busy as a single mother, but before that I really wonder.

-- Arianne (CarolRossSusanGreene@yahoo.com), April 07, 2000.

Here's the story about the clinic. It's still there, operation and doing quite well. It's being run my Lynette, with assistance from Bob, Doyle and occassional consultations from Dr. Angela Hicks. Jerry has been assigned full-time as the emergency services clinic coordinator.

-- Larry (larrybro95@hotmail.com), April 07, 2000.

I don't know why the boy with diabetes who bounced back in tonight's episode wasn't sent there for medication until his dad's insurance kicked in. That was the sort of hard luck case the clinic was established for, in my understanding.

-- Annie (GoldenLaur@aol.com), April 07, 2000.

Annie, my guess is that still would have left him diagnosed and, should complications have arisen requiring more than the clinic couldn't have handled after his father's insurance kicked in, he would have been uninsured still. Any diagnosis or treatment (even from the clinic)would have been considered a pre-existing condition. Carter went to great lengths to hide any indication of a diabetes diagnosis...throwing away the sheet, keeping it off his chart, erasing his name from the Board where it also said diabetes. I'm wondering if there is a lab test somewhere or if the dip test, as they called it, is done in the ER with no lab involvement. Anyway, any previous diagnosis would have made this an uninsurable condition. That's the insurance game. He wouldn't have been covered for a number of months and maybe ever (varies by state laws and insurance policies).

-- Diana (dilynne@juno.com), April 08, 2000.

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