Some takeaways from the article:
- Many of us are captive to our big company insurance plans - no other companies will take us, and if we lapse in our policies, we're out of luck due to pre-existing conditions.
- In 2005, 60% of all bankruptcies were related to medical expenses. Wonder what it is now that the recession is in full swing...
- Heart conditions account for $123 billion in health expenses a year.