Commentary: Health Care Is A Pain

Posted: August 19, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Finding yourself in a predicament whereby you're forced to come into contact with the American health care system is the very definition of a lose-lose. You already have a serious problem or you wouldn't be at the hospital in the first place. Very likely, you're in pain. And you know there exists all these tremendous substances of chemical amelioration that could make you feel better. But to possess and ingest one of those substances, you have deal with a bureaucratic system that seems purposefully designed to prolong your suffering.

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