April 15, 2010

Alex Chilton: health insurance as the cause of death

Spinner reports that Akex Chilton's death might have been prevented:

Alex Chilton's unexpected death last month at age 59 might have been prevented if he had health insurance. According to a report in the Times-Picayune, Chilton's wife, Laura Kersting, says that although he had symptoms of heart trouble, he declined immediate treatment due to lack of coverage

(Thru Lefsetz Letter)

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