One Christian Scientist’s Views on Health Insurance

Health care, in my opinion, should be considered a basic necessity of life – in the same category as food, water, and shelter…

Adventures of the Madcap Christian Scientist

And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.” – Luke 6: 31

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A few years ago a dear friend shared with me that she was told the drugs she’s been prescribed to take while she’s in cancer remission will cost $30,000 to $40,000 a month.  She did not have health insurance at the time.  I was floored by the financial burden her family was going to be expected to bear while she recovered from cancer, chemo, and radiation, and tried to find a way to pay for the drugs she was told she needed to take to stay alive.

Health care, in my opinion, should be considered a basic necessity of life – in the same category as food, water, and shelter; I don’t believe anyone should be denied access to the care they believe they need simply because they lack the financial resources…

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