Sunday, November 11, 2012

Insurance Questions Loom Over Cushing's Patients

Facing brain surgery, a health economist finds the health-care market hard to navigate

A health economist learns the hard way that picking the right insurance plan isn't easy at all.
 Published: NOVEMBER 05, 11:32 AM ET

"Who, when sick and scared, would be equipped to make wrenching decisions that interweave financial, technical, health and emotional threads?"

PS  Thank you Dahlia for writing this article. These insurance decision trees are quite common and plague me and fellow Cushies for months and months as we find the most fitting juxtaposition between out-of-pocket cost and neurosurgeon skill/ chance for a better life and cure.