What it Costs to Break Your Ankle in America

Even with insurance, it’s not pretty

Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash

During a hike last year I fell and twisted my ankle. It dislocated and broke in three places. Because I live in America, land of expensive health care, one of my early thoughts was that this was going to cost me some dough.

It’s sad that money was on my mind at all in that moment. All I should have…

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