Not my monkeys…

So, interesting Twitter discussion over the weekend:I agreed up to a point, but asked for a clarification of what "vital services" meant.To which I received this reply:Sigh.Here's what's so frustrating to me: pro-choice folks want me to pay for their abortions, pro-lifers want me to pay for their maternity care*, neither of which have anything to do with medical insurance. Long-time readers may recall the IVF Kerfluffle of 'Aught Five:"Susan opined that In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) should be a covered medical expense, and others soon joined the chorus.I demurred, thus setting off the swarm.Because I am an insurance critter, I tend to see these things through the simple lens of “risk.” Risk is defined as “the chance or possibility of loss,”and insurance is all about managing risk. I am of the opinion that lifestyle choices such as IVF do not fall under the aegis of risk management."Seems pretty clear-cut to me. One of…

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