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The Faces of Health Care: Lori S.

"Thank you for the Affordable Care Act. Because of it, I have been able to get health insurance for just about $52 a month."


She wasn't going to sign up. But on the last day of Open Enrollment last year, Lori's mom insisted that she at least check out Surprised by the reasonable rates, Lori signed up for an affordable plan that covers almost everything she would need. 

Armed with her new coverage, this Texas native decided to finally see a doctor for a check-up. The results surprised her: "My blood work revealed I have a slightly elevated cholesterol and hypothyroidism. It would have been very hard to have discovered this without my beloved Obamacare!"

Now she's insisting that her brother sign up for coverage so he can get his cholesterol checked too.