There are many horror stories of people who lose their homes and savings to pay for health care bills, and there are also less frequent but very real stories of those whose employers feel they cannot bear their employees’ health costs and fire them. Illegal? Certainly – but very hard to prove.
Here’s one version of that story:
STRICKEN WITH CANCER, AND THEN TERMINATED
by Theresa Vargas
The Washington Post
October 14, 2007