She is a single mother with two kids living in Maine, and she calculates she spent at least $60,000 since 2001 on her health care. And this is a healthy woman with healthy kids, living on a writing income. I wince just thinking about this. She signed up this year for ACA benefits, and her monthly payment has dropped from $466 to $52.
Furthermore, now that she can afford it, she had a colonoscopy. Click through, to read the medical details. This is a writer whose life has been saved this year, because she has decent coverage at last. Read more about how health insurance can be life-saving at marketreview.com/insurance/health/.
She was by no means the only one in this situation, either. See here for my previous post. I am certain that, as more and more creatives can afford health insurance, we will hear more stories of this type.
The ebook version of my novel How Like a God is now available from Book View Cafe.
My newest novel Speak to Our Desires is out from Book View Café.