SERIES: Healthcare in America #40, Barbara Baskind, This Is the Bronx

by Barbara Baskind,  May 13, 2019

Unsettling: Losing Your Health And Your Insurance

What happens when you are comfortably settled in the best possible situation for your illness and find out that your employer-based insurance suddenly stops covering you? What happens when you are told—after the fact—that the course of treatment prescribed for you will end in a matter of days? That’s my story. Let me begin at the beginning: a story that opens in a series of happy mid-life events. 

My friends always said I was the one who had it all. I was happily married to Jerry, the love of my life….

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