A Personal Health Care Story: Luis Lang
Perhaps you heard about Luis Lang. He’s the self-employed man from Ft. Mill who opposed the Affordable Care Act and opted not to buy coverage, only to later discover he was losing his eyesight. His story first appeared locally, but soon went viral. His situation also attracted help in the form of donations and a significant amount of derision. Luis Lang and his ophthalmologist join us to share his story and where it’s headed.
Luis Lang - Republican-turned-Democrat of Fort Mill, S.C. who is raising $30,000 through online fundraising to pay for medical expenses to save his eyesight.
Dr. Malcolm Edwards - Ophthalmologist at The Eye & Laser Center in Lancaster who diagnosed Mr. Lang.
Madison Hardee - lawyer and health care navigator with Legal Services of Southern Piedmont
- Charlotte Observer: Who should save sight of SC man who can’t afford surgery?
- Charlotte Observer: SC man will get sight-saving surgery as liberal donors chip in
- Charlotte Observer: The SC ‘blind’ guy: Anatomy of a viral health care story