"Norma Rae" dies...insurance wouldn't pay for her medication

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    If she woulda stood up on table with a sign that read--" I need help paying my meds", I woulda kicked in a few bucks.
     
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    Insurance company did the same thing to my sister, who needed a life saving drug....she ended up putting it on a credit card....was out of intensive care in 2 days after receiving the drug....yet the insurance company refused to cover it, but they were covering her intensive care expense? Talk about ROBOTS running the insurance companies, who do not THINK for themselves.

    May God bless her, and may she rest in peace....

    People just LOVE their insurance, UNTIL they have a life threatening sickness and they see how they screw you to DEATH.
     
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    And you assume that the government will pay for everything inspite of the cost, patient history and possible consequences ? Middlemen will always increase the price of anything you buy.
     
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    yep, middle men will take their nice comfy CUT for doing nothing...this is why the only way to save money on health care IS TO CUT OUT THE MIDDLE MAN merely shuffling paper....BUT GOD FORBID we have a single payer system without the insurance middle man! :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Then why cut out just one of the middlemen? You do realize that the government is one of the biggest middlemen taking a huge cut already, right?
     
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    no, I don't? How does the government, "take their cut" out of the health care system as a middle man? What am I missing?
     
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    What the hell do you think insurance companies are? What exactly do they do for any of us?
     
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    What does Medicare take, about 3%? Private insurance takes about 30% to pay those $mutlimillion salaries, private planes, gold plated silverware.
     
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    You are forgetting other groups ... there is a lot more people involved in medical care than insurance companies.
     

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