The HOSPITAL BILL
A man suffered a heart attack while shopping in a store.
The store clerk called 911 when they saw him collapse to the floor.
The paramedics rushed the man to the nearest hospital where he
had emergency open heart bypass surgery.
He awakened from the surgery to find himself in the care of nuns at the
A nun was seated next to his bed holding a clipboard
loaded with several forms, and a pen.
She asked him how he was going to pay for his treatment.
“Do you have health insurance?” she asked.
He replied in a raspy voice, “No health insurance.”
The nun asked, “Do you have money in the bank?”
He replied, “No money in the bank.”
Do you have a relative who could help you with the payments?”
asked the irritated nun.
He said, “I only have a spinster sister, and she is a nun.”
The nun became agitated and announced loudly,
“Nuns are not spinsters! Nuns are married to God.”
The patient replied,
“Perfect. Send the bill to my brother-in-law.”