This pill costs over $12,000 a month without health insurance. The costs to keep me in medicine and treatments and doctors and everything else would be over half a million dollars by now without it.
I am incredibly lucky to have so much support from my family and was lucky to have had good insurance through my job and the teacher’s union. Now – our insurance costs are high, but what would we do with no insurance?
I found these thoughts from Janet Freeman-Daily on Gray Connections to be important and urgent and frightening. Repealing the ACA without a replacement plan may force cancer patients to choose between bankrupting their families or skipping treatment altogether. Very scary business.
Dear Congress: Please Consider Lifetime Caps and Pre-Existing Conditions Carefully
Dear Congress: Some voters say they don’t want the government or insurance companies to spend THEIR money on other people’s healthcare. They think repealing the Affordable Ca…