Essay on The Cost Of A Surgery Or An X Ray

1864 Words Nov 17th, 2015 null Page
About 50 million Americans between the ages 19 and 64 could not fill their prescriptions because the price was to high this is 2 million more people than the year before (Sittig). Americans are not getting the insurance coverage they deserve or that they need. Health insurance is needed in america to help people pay for certain medical expenses ranging from medicine to hospital stays. The cost of a surgery or an x-ray is a lot more than most people can pay out of pocket. Health care costs are rapidly increasing causing more people to switch to a less expensive health care plan. Making it harder for families to get medicine and go see a doctor because they just can not afford any medical expenses without the proper insurance. Health insurance to many Americans is very helpful. it helps them provide for themselves and their families. This helps provide for them by making sure they can go to the doctor when needed and get their medicine when needed as well. To others this is just something that they need and that will save them some money in the future. About 1 in 3 Americans reported not being able to afford medical bills because of their insurance (Sittig). Due to this insurance is something that many Americans rely on to survive and can not survive without it. without the proper health care many people and families are forced into extreme measures. These measures could include the family trying to go without insurance which is a very bad idea. This is a bad idea because if…

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