For the Jay family, they had no thought their new bundle of pleasure had the opportunity of leading them to financial destroy.
Amy and Mac Jay welcomed Evelyn into the world prematurely on January 16 after the couple endured a number of miscarriages and infertility issues.
They spent two weeks at their new child’s side as her tiny lungs struggled to work and watched as numerous consultants on the Alabama hospital labored to avoid wasting her life.
Lastly, the household was in a position to take the little lady dwelling however the relief was short-lived when Amy opened up a virtually $200,000 hospital bill in March.
Amy gave start at an out-of-network hospital and though their insurance would cover a number of the supply prices, she was late in including Evelyn to the plan, ensuing within the astronomical cost.
Now the Jay household is dealing with bankruptcy and are desperately looking for a method to come up with the large sum.
Buddies of the household have launched a GoFundMe with a view to increase a portion of the invoice earlier than it is due on the finish of the month.
Amy, 27, stated that if Evelyn would have been lined by the insurance coverage, even with the problems, the bill whole can be a tenth of what’s on the present backertion.
Amy described her present state of affairs as a ‘pretty horrific story’ and needs to unfold consciousness of what she calls the new ‘American story of healthcare’.