Join Lawsuit Against Obamacare, Then Go Bankrupt from Medical Expenses
OUCH! Talk about taking one for the team.
Mary Brown, a 56-year-old Florida resident, became the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
According to a spokesperson:
“She doesn't have insurance. She doesn't want to pay for it. And she doesn't want the government to tell her she has to have it.”
First things first — why spend money on health insurance when you can spend it on an exciting high-profile lawsuit instead?
Last Fall Mary Brown and her husband filed for bankruptcy. They have $4,500 in unpaid medical bills.
Jane Perkins, a health law expert in North Carolina, said:
“This is so ironic. It just shows that all Americans inevitably have a need for health care. Somebody has paid for her health care costs. And she is now among the 62% whose personal bankruptcy was attributable in part to medical bills.”
It's not nice to point out someone's personal problems just to make a political point, but...