Man Goes to Jail to Get Health Care Benefits. Should You?

ail to Get Health Care Benefits
ail to Get Health Care Benefits

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, UnitedHealth and now, the Big House?

When 59-year-old James Verone was let go from his job as a deliveryman for Coca-Cola three years ago, he of course simultaneously found himself without health care, given America's system of employer-based coverage. At an age that made full reentry into the labor market impossible for all intents and purposes, Verone went through the gamut of options to try and get by. He did some truck driving, worked as a clerk in a convenience store and qualified for food stamps.