We will see. In Europe (my native Belgium, most other European countries), and in Canada too, it's affordable, it's free or low-cost, no questions asked if you don't have your papers, the insurance pays for everything. I'm glad I still have my Medicaid, when I make enough $, I will get off Medicaid, I never had SSI.
+Betsy M You're correct. Our current system encourages unethical behavior on the part of doctors and service providers because patients are forced to agree in writing, before treatment begins, to pay whatever the doctor decides to put on the bill. There is no recourse for the consumer who receives poor service or is charged exorbitant fees for rudimentary services.