Samaritan Ministries in the Chicago Tribune: Frustrated with health insurance costs, some turn to religious plans


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Sarah Barazza doesn’t have health insurance, but money was the last thing on her mind as she and her 15-month-old son raced to the hospital in an ambulance last year. The toddler’s airway had become swollen from croup, and he struggled to breathe.

“Wow, I’m so grateful I don’t have to worry about finances,” the Plainfield woman said.  “I’m just focused on taking care of my child.”

Her son Moises recovered. The family’s out-of-pocket cost for the episode? Nothing. Continue reading…

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