“The growth rate mostly slowed as millions of Americans lost insurance coverage along with their jobs. Worried about job security, others may have feared taking time off work for doctor’s visits or surgical procedures, or skipped nonurgent care when money was tight. ” —
This quote is from a NY Times article titled “Hopeful Sign, Health Spending is Flattening Out” ?????
It’s hopeful that people don’t have insurance or are afraid to take time off for doc appointments for fear of losing their jobs???
All I can say is something is very wrong in a society that celebrates such a thing. But I already knew that, did you?