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07/10/2017 | Civic Engagement
Published By:Mic

“We matter”: Dozens with pre-existing conditions stage D.C. sit-in over GOP health care bill

Marthella Johnson was born with one kidney. At a young age, the 42-year-old resident of Little Rock, Arkansas, developed kidney stones.

Before the Affordable Care Act, many insurers considered kidney stones a pre-existing condition and wouldn’t insure people like Johnson. After it went into effect, Johnson said she was able to buy insurance through her state’s marketplace.

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