Ugly truth: no health insurance, no liver transplant. Lose your health insurance in your 50s for a brief time period and your reward is death and bankruptcy. You cannot read this story without going “that’s not fair”. There may be a rational way to decide who gets a liver transplant, but this is not it.
And as more and more of these stories get out, the pressure for change will continue to bubble. (Hat-tip FierceHealthcare).