Originally Posted by SeijiSensei
How many months has Yuuki been in the hospital now, with 70% of her expenses covered by Japan's national health insurance system
? How have her parents come up with their 30% share of what must be tens or hundreds of thousands of yen per day? Whatever her illness, its principal symptom seems to be keeping Yuuki bedridden. Why isn't she just bedridden at home?
Apparently the Japanese keep people in hospital far longer than other rich countries and have done so for decades. See my posting here