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health insurance companies don't care who you voted for

Just a couple of weeks ago, my Dad went to pick up his eye drops for glaucoma, and instead of the $4. he expected, he was told the tiny bottle would cost $72. Almost 20 years ago he retired from Caterpillar Tractor Co, and thought he had health coverage for life. Nope. He's reached his lifetime max, so now all he has is Medicare, which will cover 80% of allowable cost. So, 20+ % of the next hospitalization bill will undoubtedly cost thousands of dollars.

The irony here is that for the past… Continue

Added by Juliet Defarge on July 27, 2009 at 4:11pm — 4 Comments

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