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Ex-Insurance VP Unmasks The Sleaziness Of Insurance Companies During COVID-19

Wendell Potter, ex-Cigna vice president and general good Samaritan, took to Twitter to expose the sketchy practices of the American health insurance industry. Not that you needed more bad news in these trying times of the coronavirus pandemic, but this thread is extremely informative and important to share with anyone in your life who believes that the American healthcare system doesn't need to be reformed. On a marginally more humorous note, here are some American healthcare-related memes!

Interesting and depressing Twitter thread about insurance companies profit-motives during the coronavirus epidemic | Wendell Potter @wendellpotter WORD WISE During this coronavirus crisis, keep an eye on every move my old industry: health insurers. Behind PR spin, they will be doing everything they can deny care maintain profits, while making look like they're heroes. Here's look 1/10)
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Woman's Heartbreaking Story Details Major Problems With Health Insurance Companies

Many of us have dealt with the "joys" of the American healthcare system firsthand, whether that be the inability to afford an astronomical bill from a trip to the emergency room, or the high costs of necessary medication. 

Michelle DuBarry dealt with one of the most unimaginable horrors a person could experience - the loss of a child, and her nightmarish experience with the health insurance company directly after.

On a bit of a lighter note, here are some amusing memes about the American healthcare system that will make you laugh and then feel sad again.

Twitter thread about a couple who nearly went bankrupt after their son died because of their insurance company | Michelle DuBarry @DuBarryPie Replying DuBarryPie Have ever had call around find doctor can handle specific insurance situation? Have done days after toddler has died haven't even figured out way talk about husband is injured and urgently needs Rx refill?
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Ex-Cigna VP Exposes The Health Insurance Industry's Illusion Of 'Choice'

On Monday, former vice president Wendell Potter of the insurance company Cigna came clean on Twitter to dispel myths about health insurance in America and why politicians aren't being totally honest about it. He explains why the concept of "choice" is incorrect and propagated by insurance insiders, Republicans, and Democrats alike. 

Pretty eye-opening if you ask us!

Interesting Twitter thread written by an ex-Cigna vice president calling out the insurance industry's illusion of "choice"
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Funny meme about how other countries have free healthcare and the United States does not
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America: where you get to go into massive debt just to pay off your medical treatments that you didn't ask for.