Please see this article, which is a sad commentary on insurance companies and their business model, which is often is so slanted to maximizing profits and minimizing coverage and care for those hard working Americans who dutifully pay their health premiums monthly and whose health premiums paid monthly have made these insurance companies some of the wealthiest companies in the world. The health care system is a disaster…too often I find my clients wondering why they pay the premiums they do, but often find the health insurance company discovering a way to claim that their insured has to pay for so many parts of their treatment that they thought the health insurance company was supposed to pay.
“I was in a coma. I couldn’t very well wake up and say, ‘Hey, take me to the next hospital.’ It was the closest hospital to where I had my event, so naturally the ambulance took me there. No fault to them. It’s unfortunate that Meriter is in network and was only three blocks away from St. Mary’s,” Rothbauer said.