Posts Tagged ‘health care horror stories’

83 year old Swedish woman too old to receive treatment

Marianne Skogh is an 83-year old Swedish woman who suffered from spinal stenosis. Skogh waited over a year to see a specialist under Sweden’s public health care system, only to be told that the pain and numbness in her legs was something that could be treated, but she was too old to undergo that treatment. [...]

You get what you pay for in health care

Proponents of Obamacare believe that reforms to the health care system can bring down or eliminate unnecessary costs in health care and that by facilitating these changes the government can bring overall health spending under control and create economic stimulus and universal insurance coverage in the process. No one is foolish enough to deny that [...]