Posted in: Health care in America, Tales from your sick bed
A KKB reader writes:
Apparently I’m in the minority group who has health insurance that they really like.
Although we’re covered by entirely different plans, both my son and I have federally funded insurance. Because I am a veteran and my ex-husband is still active duty Navy, my son is covered under Tricare, which is the military’s medical plan. There’s no deductible, no co-pay for office visits, no cost for prescription medications. Everything is provided completely free of charge. He absolutely adores his pediatrician, and we’ve never had any problems getting an appointment with either his primary doctor or any of the specialists he’s had to see for his allergies. (more…)