“Am I a bad person?” Why one mom didn’t take her kid to the ER — even after poison control said to. Vox

I’ve heard this very refrain from single parents, especially moms. We have to make it clear that lower income people can come to our hospital without fearing being made bankrupt by a bill.

“I was sitting there thinking, am I a bad person?” Clark says. “I’m weighing my daughter’s life against how much the bill is going to cost.”

https://www.vox.com/health-care/2019/5/10/18526696/health-care-costs-er-emergency-room

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