However wrong this may seem, in my mind it’s a better option than care simply being uncompensated and falling on the provider or the facility to take the hit. At least in this model, there is some revenue stream going for care, even if it is basically a servitude for service model.
Something will need to be done about this.
Sometimes you can’t blame it on the guns. Really sad. We need more community in this country, so we can work out our problems without violence. One answer is better access to mental health services.
What it looks like at ground level for the young, the healthy, and the artistic who want to get health insurance…
I definitely don’t want to harsh on anyone’s mellow about Obamacare, but this is the part that worries me: the bad debt that hospitals are going to take on. This issue is going to have to be reconciled somehow.
Moving in the right direction, slowly but surely.