Bernie Sanders has been fighting for universal healthcare for decades – as he said at the last Democrat debate, he literally “wrote the damn bill”.
Now, the Democratic candidate for president has taken to Twitter to ask his followers about their strangest medical bills. This prompted thousands of his followers to reply with their own experiences.
One heart-breaking story in particular has gone viral, and will certainly make British readers feel lucky for the NHS. Dr Jennifer Gunter shared the story about being billed for the birth of her son who died soon after birth.
$600 for my son who lived about 3 minutes. He received no medical care. At all. As he died almost immediately he di… https://t.co/FjaSHqTikd