Clients Save, Insurers Get Boost From Affordable Care Act

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Robert Calandra, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "There were plenty of nights during the last 33 years that Denise Schroeder of West Chester had to choose between eating dinner and paying for health insurance. And no, that is not an exaggeration. Schroeder is a cancer survivor, and for many of those years, a working, single mom who felt lucky just to have coverage. ... With her savings account long since drained, her retirement fund exhausted, and an $880 monthly premium payment gobbling up almost half of her annual income, Schroeder, 62, could no longer make financial ends meet. Then she heard about the Affordable Care Act. 'I thought maybe this was my saving grace,' Schroeder said" (Calandra, 4/8). Read the story.

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