The illusion that Americans have choice in their healthcare is prominently reported on, yet not completely accurate. Healthcare as we know it is more of a commodity than anything else. Americans are led to believe that our plans cover our needs, but in reality many people opt out of treatment or medicine due to high costs, not covered by their plans.
"The insidious root of the problem is that healthcare as a market commodity simply does not work, and we've known this for decades". Rani Marx and James G. Kahn. The authors of this article lay the case for universal healthcare and the need for Medicare for All, especially in light of the coronavirus epidemic.
COVID-19 and the Myth of 'Choice' in American Healthcare Rani Marx and James G. Kahn, CommonDreams