I Am Uninsured

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    Insurance? What's That?

    Are you kidding? I have only been insured once in my life. For a college dropout who can only seem to get retail jobs, insurance is considered a luxury. I have lots of medical issues that I should really get checked out, but it'll be a long time before I can do so, thanks to the...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2009

    Are You Kidding????

    I hate it when people say how irresponsible those of us without health insurance are...Are you kidding??? I have insurance..car insurance, home owner's insurance, accident insurance, and two life insurance policies...I F*****G HAVE INSURANCE...and am a responsible person...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Nov 7, 2009

    Treated Like The Plague

    I have been going to my Dr for 4 years and have been suffering with a chronic condition (endometriosis).  He told me today that he would have to fire me due to me refusing to take methodone. I advised him that he could not force me to take a prescription medication if I was...
    hatethesystem hatethesystem
    41-45, F
    Jan 8, 2010

    The Pain Is Too Much

    Everyday in my experience as an administrator for a free dental clinic I am bombarded by people who have tooth pain that I have to turn away. The dental clinic is only for children 3-12 yrs old and whose parents/guardians have state insurance. It pains me to have to turn these...
    AMB711 AMB711
    Sep 11, 2011

    Organized Crime

    That's what the medical care industry appears to be to me. In all the endless talk about how to pay for the growing cost of health care I never hear the question "does it really have to cost this much". A talk radio host said the reason health care is so expensive is because of...
    L462 L462
    61-65, F
    Nov 29, 2012
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