Excellent quick read from New York Magazine
Health Care As a Privilege: What the GOP Won’t Admit
Health care is a privilege that my friend's daughter did not have when she was between jobs and diagnosed with stomach cancer at 34 years old. They eventually found, in another city, a hospital and surgeon who would operate on her despite her lack of health insurance. Her parents are paying the bill for the rest of their lives. We hope she lives as long as her medical bills will. She started a new job which offered health insurance two weeks following this major surgery. Her stomach cancer is a pre-existing condition and further treatment for it is not covered by her health insurance.
Can someone explain to me why this is considered her "personal choice"?