Linguist, lexicographer, radio host, public speaker

All forms of health care are maldistributed, Third World or First

“In six years, I’ve had a stroke, a possible rejection episode, two bouts with double pneumonia, a nasty (and potentially life-threatening) cryptococcal fungal infection, and taken over $100,000 in immunosuppressant drugs. That’s pretty good; I know K-P patients who’ve had a much rougher go. Not everyone lives. For the decade, I’ve resulted in around a million dollars in health care expenses billed to insurance. I am the insurance industry’s worst nightmare. I lived.”

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Grant Barrett