American healthcare is one of the worst in the world – this is no secret. Still, it was depressing to read about another class of sufferers – Rape victims who are denied insurance.
Some women have contacted the Investigative Fund to say they were deemed ineligible for health insurance because they had a pre-existing condition as a result of a rape, such as post traumatic stress disorder or a sexually transmitted disease. Other patients and therapists wrote in with allegations that insurers are routinely denying long-term mental health care to women who have been sexually assaulted.
Talking on a broader term, the reason I never bothered to write about the healthcare debate is that I cannot take a stand yet. I wish a government wouldn’t enter the healthcare industry, but I don’t see any solution to this crisis. I’ve never had to see a medical professional during my 2+ years here, and I
If there are any readers who believe in libertarianism or government conservatism, I’d love to hear your solutions.