Medical School Costs Out of Reach for Many Students
- A newborn has a cough and fever. A cold or pneumonia? As the self-limited cold is not covered, parents may be reluctant to bring their baby in for evaluation. This decision could be lethal for the newborn baby.
- An athlete injures his ankle. A sprain or a fracture? A minor sprain would not be covered. Without x-ray vision, the athlete with a broken bone might gamble against a doctor’s visit to avoid paying for the visit.
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Dr. Kris Alman retired from healthcare to become a citizen activist for a healthier democracy. She advocates for fair taxation to invest in our common goods--prioritizing education, renewable energy, campaign finance and healthcare policies and laws.