Apparently, he had a recent surgery, then started having complications a few days after returning home. When he tried phoning his doctor, all got was the answering machine with no return call. So he takes a cab to the emergency room, where they give him a 'once over' and send him on his way. He then expires in the back of the cab on the ride home. I am so SICK of hearing about our veterans being treated this way. It happens way too much and it's not only infuriating, it's an absolute disgrace. Distressed veteran died in cab after VA release - Biloxi - SunHerald.com On a side note, I can't help be think this is the way ALL medical care will be unless ObamaCare is repealed.