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The Need for Quality Insurance

For those people in Massachussetts walking around thinking they have good coverage, some of them are right, but an alarming number of them are wrong. Massachussetts is seen as a bit of a pioneer in the realm of universal coverage, mandating that everyone carry health insurance and penalizing those who don’t. Unfortunately, the insurance they require you to carry is similar to minimum wage, it is usually not enough to pay the bills. For those who carry the minimum coverage, such as $500 a day for hospital expenses, and find themselves in the hospital facing charges of $2000 a day, it doesn’t take long to wind up in financial ruin. One of the biggest reasons for personal bankruptcy is overwhelming health care costs. What needs to be done so that people are not just getting coverage, but getting good coverage that will actually protect them in an emergency?

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