UVA Medical Center has sued former patients for over $106 million in medical debts – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/uva-has-ruined-us-health-system-sues-thousands-of-patients-seizing-paychecks-and-putting-liens-on-homes/2019/09/09/5eb23306-c807-11e9-be05-f76ac4ec618c_story.html

This is not the fault of UVA, it’s a non-profit. This is not the fault of insurers.

Doctors who restrict competition in their field are at fault. These people make millions of dollars a year offering many times what could be done by a seamstress, mechanic, or pharmacist level person. We need to break the AMA trade union that has stolen so much from Americans.

We Are All The Same

Every morning you wake up as a new person. Yesterday was Joel 12889, tomorrow I will be Joel 12890, and seventeen years ago I was Joel 7001. Each Joel is fundamentally different than the rest. Many are very very similar, especially recent models where life has not changed much, but they all still are different.

Joel 7001 is nearly unrecognizable as “me” when I think about him.… read more “We Are All The Same”

Twins

Managing twin babies is pretty challenging. I am not sure how a single mother could ever do it, or how two parents each with a job could get by unless they had a lot of outside help.

My wife Laurel has been doing a great job.