What Happens When You Don’t Pay a Hospital Bill? This article in the Atlantic gives detailed accounts. Every day you wake up not needing a hospital, you need to give gratitude.
Where are all of the free-marketers when this rampant out-of-network bullshit is destroying people’s lives. The government is not causing this, but it could offer solutions. Desperate and unconscious people WITH health insurance should not be unwittingly signing up for lives of harassment and economic destitution when they enter hospitals seeking medical care.