The Kind of Insurance You Have, As Well As Where You Live, Will Determine Your Medical Treatment

by Kama Linden

I am a SAG-AFTRA performer who had very good insurance through our Union. Every doctor was willing to take Anthem (Blue Cross). I could be seen the same day for everything from bronchitis to a hand injury. However, the Board of Trustees has decided to kick thousands of members to the curb because, according to the Board, “seven members had bills of over 1 million dollars”, including a premature baby who needed “many procedures”. Therefore, they have put…