Stories

Health care works for millions of Americans today. But we know there’s much more to be done to ensure that it works for every single person. Through Better Care America, we’re building on and improving what’s working while fixing what’s broken in health care to lower costs and expand access to affordable, high-quality coverage for everyone.

  1. Erik

    When Erik Vargas was in an accident that seriously injured his knees and quadricep tendon, his employer-provided coverage allowed him to seek out care immediately and allowed him to receive the treatment he needed at a price he could afford.

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  2. Dustan

    With the help of his health insurance provider, Dustan was able to create an individualized care plan that worked for him and get back to living the life he wanted.

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  3. Cara

    Cara’s cancer treatment cost more than $1.5 million, but she only saw a fraction of those bills – giving her family peace of mind and the freedom to focus on supporting Cara on her journey to being cancer-free.

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  4. Heather

    Presley Design Studio LC is a small, award-winning marketing and advertising company in Belton, TX. They specialize in multimedia design and creative campaigns and have successfully grown since their founding in 2001 by Heather Presley.

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  5. Troy

    Troy Hirschhorn recently graduated from the University of Texas and was hired as a Product Control Manager for a prominent logistics and distribution company in Austin, Texas. As the COVID-19 crisis impacted the economy, Troy like so many Americans was let go from his full-time job in March. ​

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  6. Allison

    Allison and both of her children needed surgery, but thanks to her insurance provider she didn’t have to worry about how to pay for it – and could just concentrate on getting her family back to health.

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  7. Joey

    Joey knew the care she and her unborn son required during her pregnancy was covered by her health insurance provider, giving her peace of mind as she welcomed her bundle of joy into the world.

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  8. George

    As businesses across the country wrestle with the financial carnage stemming from the COVID-19 crisis, George Weishoff sacrificed his own salary in order to maintain his employees’ salaries and health care benefits.

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Hear more stories about how health care is working for millions of Americans.

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