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Unemployed face tough times without health insurance
Sacramento Business Journal

Diagnosed with epilepsy as a child, he kept the condition under control until his insurance — and his meds — ran out. Desperate for help, short on money and without a doctor, he’s gone to the emergency room at Sutter General Hospital four times for refills. Watson is straightforward about the problem. He simply didn’t know what else to do. He never expected to be unemployed or without insurance, so he never thought about what would happen if he couldn’t call Kaiser Permanente and get more meds.