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"Now I Can Sleep at Night": Stories of Finding Health Insurance in the Affordable Care Act's Marketplaces

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.

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Publication Details

Publication Date: March 4, 2014
Citation:

C. Haran, 'Now I Can Sleep at Night': Stories of Finding Health Insurance on the Affordable Care Act's Insurance Marketplaces, The Commonwealth Fund, March 2014.

Experts

Christine Haran
Vice President, Communications Content and Strategy, The Commonwealth Fund