Universal healthcare as business tool
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 5/21/2020 at 10:53am
In the mid-1980s I had great health care for my young family. I worked in construction and as long as there was work, I had wonderful healthcare because I was in a strong union. During a slow period when work dried up, I used COBRA to buy health care by the month but it seemed very expensive and I eventually had to stop making payments and lost our insurance. Luckily, we had no major health needs during this period but I was worried.
Now with lots of people losing their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic I imagine lots of people have trouble paying for health insurance. This is a perfe...