Dear Undecided Voters,
I am writing this letter to share our story. It’s an election year, but my letter is not meant to spark an argument about candidates or politics. I hope to put a human face on a very large public policy decision that matters.
However, I do want to make sure you know that Mitt Romney has vowed, on Day One, to repeal the Affordable Care Act. And I want you to know how frightening that is for our family.
So I tell this story for my son, Cameron, but this story could be yours.
Cameron suffered from kidney disease from the time he was six months old. Unfortunately, his kidneys failed when he was in high school, and he had to go on dialysis for eight months. Thankfully, our dear friend volunteered to be a donor, and Cameron received this new kidney and a new life his junior year in high school. We are forever thankful to our friend and the doctors and nurses who took care of him. And we are forever grateful to Blue Cross and Blue Shield, our insurance company.
If we had not had employee-based insurance, these would have been our costs:Read More…