Nationalized health insurance has been a hot topic in the United States for several years — especially within the Democratic Party. And there is good reason for the attention. Far too many people in this country go without insurance protection and many often miss out or fail to get treatment for serious illnesses because they lack insurance and can't afford the high costs associated with medical care.
But a new study reports that insurance isn't always the protective umbrella we like to think it is. And insurance companies aren't always the big, bad villains.