The $164,000 billed to Waldron for intestinal surgery was more than twice what a commercial insurer would have paid for her care
Oh, and it gets even more awful, because not only are they taking houses. In another case:
Nacy Sexton, who is in his 30s andl ives outside Richmond, hoped he might get a break on his medical bills as a student enrolled at the University of Virginia. He was close to finishing a bachelor’s degree in 2015 when he was hospitalized for lupus. When he was unable to cover the reduced bill offered by the hospital, the university blocked his enrollment.
You can’t get blood from a stone, but by god they’ll do everything possible to keep you poor!
Fuck these bloodsuckers.