10 Mar '12, 4am

Plaintiff In Health Care Reform Suit Files For Bankruptcy With Medical Debt | Care2 Causes

Plaintiff In Health Care Reform Suit Files For Bankruptcy With Medical Debt | Care2 Causes

Written by Annie-Rose Strasser The lead plaintiff in the legal case against the Affordable Care Act filed for bankruptcy after accruing nearly $5,000 in medical debt. According to the Los Angeles Times , plaintiff Mary Brown was uninsured last fall when her husband’s medical bills stacked up to $4,500. That, combined with other debt they had accumulated, led the couple to file for bankruptcy: Brown, reached by telephone Thursday, said the medical bills were her husband’s. “I always paid my bills, as well as my medical bills,” she said angrily. “I never said medical insurance is not a necessity. It should be anyone’s right to what kind of health insurance they have. “I believe that anyone has unforeseen things that happen to them that are beyond their control,” Brown said. “Who says I don’t have insurance right now ?” Brown “doesn’t have insurance. She doesn’t want to pay f...

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