Texas might possibly be the absolute worst place for the first case of ebola in the US to turn up. Texas has no paid sick leave, and Gov. Rick Perry refused to take the Medicaid expansion offered under the Affordable Care Act. As a result, Texas has the highest uninsured rates in the country, with nearly one quarter of its residents having no medical coverage at all. None.
Friend of the show Thom Hartmann discussed this with Wendell Potter, an insurance industry whistle blower and author of Deadly Spin.
Watch the full segment.