Barbara Doucet, a restaurant server in Newnan, Georgia, has been waiting for affordable health insurance for 15 years. Today, she is paying just a penny a month for a health plan she chose on healthcare.gov. Doucet is one of millions of Americans who have found coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces.
A new, photo-rich Commonwealth Fund feature, “‘Now I Can Sleep at Night’: Stories of Finding Health Coverage in the Affordable Care Act’s Marketplaces,” shares Doucet’s story and those of other Americans who have found peace of mind and stronger financial security through the new insurance marketplaces. Read their stories.