Thanks Georgia Mrkvicka Westphal.

Don’t even get me started on health care in general! Oof. My dad is suffering from end stage COPD, and navigating our gawdawful healthcare “system” is truly a nightmare.

Compassion?

Ha.

We’re lucky to have access to care at all! Insurance denies this treatment, Dr. X doesn’t provide that treatment, Dr. Y doesn’t return phone calls.

And even with Medicare and good supplemental insurance, the bills flow in like a river overflowing its banks.

It’s like a bad Kafka story.

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