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Readers share their experiences of health care in the USA.

A KKB regular writes:

Karen,

I quit my job a few years after getting married to go back to school full time and finish my degree. I can’t buy private insurance even though I’m willing to pay high premiums because of pre-existing conditions. The only way I will ever get insured without reform is by getting a job after earning my degree that offers insurance benefits. Even then it will be six months to a year before any “pre-existing conditions” will be covered. I still owe over $12,000 for a miscarriage last year, and am currently pregnant. (more…)