Friday, November 30, 2007

And he thought he had enough insurance...

From the Wall Street Journal article "Maxed Out: As Medical Costs Soar, The Insured Face Huge Tab":
One day in late July, Jim Dawson happily returned home. He had spent the previous five months in the hospital battling an infection that nearly killed him. The phone rang shortly after Mr. Dawson and his wife, Loretta, entered their house.

It was the hospital. California Pacific Medical Center was calling to remind the Dawsons that they owed it $1.2 million.

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