Patient receives higher bill with health insurance than without
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Kathleen McLinden pays about $2,400 per year for health coverage through her employer, but it seems the bill for her recent emergency room visit would have been less without this insurance.
“Just the whole thought of it aggravates me,” the resident of 2 David Drive in Nashua said. “Someone who can’t afford, or just doesn’t have insurance, pays less.”
As Democratic presidential candidates promote ambitious “Medicare for All” or other universal health care proposals, some Republicans are still working to upend the provisions of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act in favor of totally “free market” solutions to health care.