Who paid the medical bills for Terri Schiavo for the past 15 years? And what did they amount to?
Before her death, several news reports indicated the costs of Schiavo's care were covered by a nonprofit hospice and Florida's Medicaid program. Also, Schiavo's husband, Michael, won a $1 million medical malpractice award, part of which was spent on her care.
According to Associated Press reports, Schiavo's care cost about $80,000 a year.