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Another NC Affordable Care Act success story: “Thank God for Health Insurance”

Posted By Adam Searing On March 24, 2014 @ 11:03 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Anna and Mark’s great story of how they finally got affordable health coverage [1] is detailed in a post by Lauren Chesson at the NC Council of Churches.  Chesson describes how serious pre-existing health conditions eventually made health coverage completely unaffordable for these two self-employed professionals but, with the Affordable Care Act, they are now able to get quality coverage:

Unfortunately, the cost of premiums to cover Anna became so unmanageable that they had to drop her coverage, even though she also would be considered as having a pre-existing condition if they sought insurance in the future. They both waited eagerly for a year and a half for the implementation of the Health Insurance Marketplaces through the Affordable Care Act, when they could no longer be denied health insurance for pre-existing conditions and would have an opportunity to access a premium tax credit.  [Read the full post here [1].]

 


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URLs in this post:

[1] Anna and Mark’s great story of how they finally got affordable health coverage: http://www.ncchurches.org/2014/03/thank-god-health-insurance/

[2] Retta Riordan: An Apex small business owner describes her Affordable Care Act success : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/03/25/retta-riordan-an-apex-small-business-owner-describes-her-affordable-care-act-success/

[3] Mom Kimberly Tonyan: My family got great Blue Cross coverage with the Affordable Care Act : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/03/21/mom-kimberly-tonyan-my-family-got-great-blue-cross-coverage-with-the-affordable-care-act/

[4] Dean Baker skewers latest attack on Affordable Care Act : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/02/05/dean-baker-skewers-latest-attacks-on-affordable-care-act/

[5] More good health care news : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/04/04/more-good-health-care-news/

[6] Editorial nails it: Affordable Care Act is an “overwhelming success” in NC : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/05/05/editorial-affordable-care-act-is-an-overwhelming-success-in-nc/

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