Persuasive Essay On Health Insurance

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Six years ago, I was sitting in the emergency room at a hospital in Hawaii with a hopeless feeling and on the verge of bursting into tears. I was twenty years old with a newborn baby girl, my husband deployed to Iraq, and my mother just had a stroke. The hold I had on my patience was close to slipping. I have been dealing with the hospital for hours trying to figure out what the problem was with my mother’s health insurance. My mother’s health insurance was from Micronesia. The coverage she had was supposed to cover her care in selected hospitals outside of Micronesia if her condition was an emergency or was severe. Apparently, my mother was the first person they have had to deal with that had that kind of health insurance coverage. I pride…show more content…
All I knew was that I wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. So, I analyzed the experience I had with my mother when she was having her stroke. I remember that she started slurring her words, was having trouble just talking to me, and just not acting like her usual self. I remember how I kept telling her that I was taking her to the hospital and how she kept refusing. I remember wanting to just take her home from the hospital and the rehab facility and take care of her myself. Sadly, my mother wanted to live with my older sister after being discharged from the hospital. At first I decided to pursue nursing and even started out as a nurse aide. I loved being a nurse aide. I loved taking care of patients. I loved my job at that time but I felt like I only accomplished half of what I wanted. The fact that I also had a difficult time dealing with the administrative part with the hospital was still lingering in the back of my mind. It finally dawned on me one day that I my true passion was actually healthcare administration not nursing. The only problem about going back to school is funding. My husband was still in the military and through him I fell in love with the

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