Young couple (drive two Ferraris and own a $700,000 home) charged $21 for 3-day hospital stay. Average senior pays $1,364.
The corporate exec was sincere when he explained to me why he didn’t pay most of his workers a wage higher than $14.25 an hour: That rate keeps them under $30,000, and that’s about the cutoff for Medicaid and many other public assistance programs for a family of three. Without Medicaid they would have to pay for health insurance and that isn’t cheap. A raise to $31,000 can leads to […]