Melissa tells the story of her son’s surgical procedure that resulted in a surprise bill of $42,000 that should have been covered by insurance.
John talks about how insurance hassles are preventing people from seeking assistance from doctors.
Eric tells a story of how his father-in-law went in for a routine, scheduled procedure, and was charged thousands of dollars for the services of an out-of-network anesthesiologist in the hospital.
Andrew’s helping to #DefendPreEx by telling his story. Like many Americans, he’s a patient with a pre-existing condition: he had two open heart surgeries, and requires expensive testing multiple times a year to stay healthy. Without insurance coverage that protects people with pre-existing conditions, Andrew would be bankrupt and unable to pay for his care.