May 23, 2016
Saturday, May 14, Kaiser West L.A. provided 30 free procedures for people who can’t afford them. This included gallbladder and hernia repair, eye surgery and colonoscopy. Some of these patients have some kind of health insurance, but it’s “limited,” as Kaiser put it.
In other words, insurance companies still refuse to cover some basic procedures in their less expensive plans, despite all the talk about health care reform.