Medicare is saving my life
Medicare is saving my life. Four months after I enrolled in Medicare, I was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer.
Formerly I was self-employed, paying private insurance $900 monthly premiums with $100 copays. My yearly cost was over $11,000. I constantly pleaded with my insurer for needed procedures and specialists.
With Medicare, I pay reasonable premiums, zero copays and I get no arguments. Before starting my cancer treatment, I got four second opinions. If I had to squabble about second opinions or needed procedures for Stage 2 breast cancer, it would have been agonizing and made me more ill.
With Medicare I’m not dependent on my employer for health care. I have lower premiums, no copays and I get exceptional health care. That’s why I support “Medicare for All.”
Rep. Wild, thank you for supporting “Medicare for All.” Sens. Casey and Toomey, what are you waiting for? Your constituents can’t wait until age 65 for excellent health care.
Every American should have the opportunity to stay alive, just like me.