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The tragedy of the underinsured
USA Today - Stephen Patrick

 Just 21 months into my mother’s cancer treatment, she had reached her medical insurance policy’s cap for chemotherapy — $100,000. As if dealing with cancer were not enough, she now had to deal with the reality that our health care system had left her financially exposed. Lost in our daily debates on health care reform is the devastating impact our current system has on people like my mom.