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"No one should die because they cannot afford health care, and no one should go broke because they get sick. If you agree, please post this in all your social networking accounts."

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Postscript:
I am being billed for a visit to the clinic to get antibiotics for an infected eustacian tube. I went in knowing exactly what I needed (I have fluid behind the eardrum; it started after equalizing my ears after an airplane trip, it had already lingered for weeks). The bill was $165.00 for the clinic visit, $64 for additional lab tests, and $24 for the amoxycillin (the doctor didn't prescribe the correct dosage to qualify for the discounted prescriptions).  To the clinic's credit, they agreed not to require money up front when I said I couldn't pay. However, the antibiotics didn't completely clear it up in 10d, and the doctor did not give me a refillable prescription, even when I told her it wasn't completely gone. Now the condition has become chronic.
Luckily, I've been able to keep my ear reasonably clear using (real) sudafed and guaifenesin.But the pharmacy won't sell me more than a couple of days worth of sudafed at a time, for fear I'll start a meth lab or whatever it is they worry that people will do with sudafed.
This is not a health care system.

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