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The American Health Care Act: an 'additional cause for terror' for cancer survivors

The American Health Care Act: an 'additional cause for terror' for cancer survivors

I am a wife, sister, friend, community volunteer and a tax-paying, small-business owner. I am a mother, with fond hopes of becoming a grandmother before too long.

I am a member of the group that includes half of all American adults who have one or more chronic health conditions. Pre-Affordable Care Act, asthma made me ineligible for an individual insurance policy.

If the latest version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act passes, I, along with many others, will be in jeopardy. Health insurance companies will be allowed to refuse coverage to us or to charge so much that we won’t be able to afford insurance.

My fear is not tied to a...

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