Women Striding Forward. The incredible, true story of what the Affordable Care Act is doing for women and families. Opinions about health reform. But what is it?. Public opinion research shows that nobody knows what health reform actually does.
The incredible, true story of
what the Affordable Care Act
is doing for women and families
In 2010, 45 million women across the United States reported that because of the cost, they:
Commonwealth Fund, May 2011
“I am a 40-year-old survivor of breast cancer. I lost my coverage. I’ve lived in this country and worked all my life. Why don’t I have health insurance when I need it?”
All new insurance plans are required to cover key preventive services, without charging us co-pays or deductibles. Some have started already:
Nurse Abby Drucker’s grand-niece was born with hearing loss. The family’s health insurer denied coverage for treatment, calling it a “pre-existing condition.” That is now against the law.
Voters strongly support health care services that fall under a broad wellness and prevention frame. The most powerful message is simply the services included in the ACA.
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