02/23/2013 11:58 am ET Updated Apr 25, 2013

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

When Sean Recchi, a 42-year-old from Lancaster, Ohio, was told last March that he had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, his wife Stephanie knew she had to get him to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Read more on Time

Subscribe to the Lifestyle email.
Life hacks and juicy stories to get you through the week.