Federal Shutdown Has Meant Steep Health Bills For Some Families

Demonstrators affiliated with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association protested the federal shutdown at a Capitol Hill rally earlier this month in Washington, D.C.

An air traffic controller is just one employee locked into the terms of a health plan because of the ongoing federal shutdown. It’s meant his child’s hospital bills are “out-of-network.”

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