Denied Care for a Dangerous Infection Because of Past-Due Bills

I feel as if I’ve failed as a parent.Ariane Buck Ariane Buck, 30, Peoria, Arizona Approximate Medical Debt: $50,000 Medical Issue: Infection What Happened: Ariane Buck knew it was important to stay on top of his health care. The young father, who lives with his wife and three children outside Phoenix, had survived cancer when he was a child. But making ends meet hasn’t always been easy for Ariane, who sells health insurance, and his wife, Samantha, a therapist who cares for people with autism. At times the family has fallen behind on medical bills. Still, they never expected to be denied care. Just before Father’s Day in 2016, Ariane...

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