New Law: Upfront Cost Estimates for Health Care

… mental health therapists are complaining that this could kill people.

A depressed patient might put their head in the oven after receiving a multi-thousand dollar estimate for the out of pocket cost for treating their illness. High ticket illnesses like schizophrenia could prompt a violent rampage. The police are well known for treating those mental health issues with their service revolvers.

Therapists say a new law requiring upfront cost estimates could discourage patients…


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