Americans have been terrorized by high health care costs and surprise medical bills. Now, there is new evidence that even though a COVID vaccine is free, the trauma of the experience with for-profit health care may be making many people reluctant to get the vaccine, because they fear being hit with unexpected bills.
WEEKEND READER: COVID And The Fear Of Surprise Medical Bills
Jun 6, 2021 • David Sirota
Americans have been traumatized by for-profit health care - and fear of surprise bills may be deterring many from getting vaccinated, even though the vaccine is free.