Your Healthcare Horror Stories
Will healthcare affect your 2020 vote?
by If You Can Keep It | 2.24.20
Thankfully my insurance covers antidepressants, because I needed some major .mgs of Fluoxetine after reading what you've gone through.
For a little prologue, just look at your answer to our opening question:
My expression when I see my monthly premium is:
Some see Medicare For All as a panacea:
Some see Obamacare as the disease:
Some enjoy their Medicare:
Some suggested that business, not government, needs to get out of healthcare:
Some defended Obamacare, though admitted it wasn't perfect:
Some objected to the notion that healthcare is a right:
But most could agree that, no matter how you feel about the ACA or M4A, the cost for medication is too damn high:
NOTE TO YOU ALL:
Often, I can tell which community members are left, right, or center. This question, however, seemed to transcend red and blue.
I admit: I roll my eyes when politicians of any party start up with that whole, "It reminds me of Joseph from Manchester, who has 23 children and struggles to pay the..." But my heart hurt for each story I read (and I read them all) and I forgot about politics—it was a nice reminder of the people beyond the policy. The real people.
I don't want to overstate my head-nodding, but reading these gave me hope for the 2020 election and future of America. We just need to be reminded that all of us have stories to tell and we all want to be heard.
I hear you.
I hope you stay as healthy as you can.
Thanks again for sharing,
Josh Herman, Head Writer
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