This excerpt from a post, by a blogger with ties to the health insurance industry, exposes all too well, how little people are are aware of the problems with the US health care system, until they get sick and need to avail themselves of the system.
They have decent health insurance through the school system but there are out of pocket expenses that will have to be paid by the family. There is also travel to Children's Hospital (about 90 miles from their home), lodging, and so forth.
This is creating a financial and emotional strain on the family.
As if getting sick isn't enough of a burden, now the financial and emotional ramifications of this ordeal, are causing this couple to resort to requesting assistance from others.
This wouldn't happen anywhere else in the world!
So just what exactly does that say about America?
It's been said that our system has inequalities, and that it is therefore "broken." Indeed, one of our "regulars" is on record as stating that such things happen "only in America." And yet we see the British "system" failing its patients time, after ...