Daily Archives: November 6, 2009

Reasons you can be denied healthcare in the U.S.: heartburn

I have often read about the dreaded “pre-existing conditions” that prevent people in the U.S. from being able to optain health insurance. I assumed these were serious medical conditions, like cancer or some other chronic or life threatening problems. But according to this, Healthburn | Dustin Curtis , the author was denied insurance because he reported having had heartburn. Yes, that’s right.

You should read the whole thing.

The more I learn about health insurance in America, the more I think it is the biggest  bamboozlement pulled on the American public since cigarettes.

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