COVID-19 recovery articles should include medical costs
To the editor:
I read Will Langhorne’s informative article about the Libby law enforcement officer’s adventure surviving COVID-19 (“Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputy on the mend after bout with COVID-19,” Oct. 29). However, Langhorne neglected to tell us what his hospital and rehab bills will be.
Does the officer have enough insurance to cover the cost? What will his co-pay be? When writing about the physical and emotional toll that a serious injury or illness causes, for family as well as the patient, we often forget to factor in the incredible financial burden.