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Incentives in "The One Where Joey Loses His Insurance" - Friends
by Dirk Mateer `

Joey has a hernia, but won't get treated until he has an acting job so he can have insurance from his union. In this situation Joey has two incentives: (1) to get a job so that his medical insurance will pay for the hernia operation, and (2) to delay treatment on the hernia so that it is not considered a preexisting condition, which would disqualify Joey under the new insurance plan.

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"The One Where Joey Loses His Insurance" - Friends by Created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, Directed by Gary Halvorson (1999) Joey has a hernia, but won't get treated until he has an acting job so he can have insurance from his union.