Check out this "Daily Show" video.
It costs a lot of money to be sick in America. A LOT of money.
Many Americans learn this the hard way by going to the E.R. without insurance, or by realizing that health care is still expensive even with insurance, or by getting an outrageous medical bill in the mail.
And some people find that out because they get a case of appendicitis the morning before they're supposed to tape "The Daily Show."