You made history.

Health care reform changed the course of history in our country, and you played a part.

Add your name to the permanent record of people who helped make it happen.

You made history.

Health care reform changed the course of history in our country, and you played a part.

Add your name to the permanent record of people who helped make it happen.

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1900s

Teddy Roosevelt was the first president to advocate for health care for all Americans. Since then, many presidents and progressive leaders have continued to fight for reform.

Discrimination for pre-existing conditions:

GONE

1945

“The principal reason why people do not receive the care they need is that they cannot afford to pay for it on an individual basis at the time they need it.”

PRESIDENT HARRY S. TRUMAN

Lifetime caps on your care:

NO MORE

1974

“For the average family, it is clear that without adequate insurance, even normal care can be a financial burden while a catastrophic illness can mean catastrophic debt.”

PRESIDENT RICHARD M. NIXON

Women being charged more for being women:

ENDED

1978

“A generation after Franklin Roosevelt set the noble goals of freedom from want and freedom from fear, large numbers of Americans are deprived of decent health care and are fearful of the bills they may be forced to pay.”

SENATOR TED KENNEDY

Prescription drugs:

INCLUDED

1994

“Every one of us knows someone who's worked hard and played by the rules and still been hurt by this system that just doesn't work for too many people.”

PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON

Denying health insurance to any American:

NEVER AGAIN

April 1, 2014

The Affordable Care Act has already brought peace of mind to millions of Americans. Change happened— because of you.

Here's your chance to say you were a part of history.

Add your name to the permanent record of people who helped make health reform happen.

Here's your chance to say you were a part of history.

Add your name to the permanent record of people who helped make health reform happen.

Here's your chance to say you were a part of history.

Add your name to the permanent record of people who helped make health reform happen.

You made history.

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