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Millions of Reasons – Plus One Big One – To Block Tom Price’s Nomination


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Millions of Reasons – Plus One Big One – To Block Tom Price’s Nomination

Isaiah Poole

A school bus driver living in Slatington, Pa., writes that three years ago she was beginning to feel ill, but thought nothing of it until one morning, while checking the bus before starting her route, her fingers went numb.

She had just signed up for a health insurance plan through the Pennsylvania-run marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act. She dropped her “old, useless insurance” a few months earlier because even with sky-high premiums she could no longer afford, “the insurer denied every claim I sent in because they said it was due to a pre-existing condition.”