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The Faces of Health Care: Teresha S.

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Teresha got the coverage she needed to treat her breast cancer and now she's living cancer free.

"I am now able to have quality care in one of the finest cancer institutions in America."

As a self-employed entrepreneur, Teresha never had the chance to get covered. For a decade, she lived without health insurance she didn't know she'd need. But when the Affordable Care Act went into effect, she took it as a sign to purchase the coverage she needed. 

"I received my health policy along with my insurance card in the mail which was effective beginning April 1, 2014," she said. "To my surprise, I was diagnosed with breast cancer on July 24, 2014." 

Now, she is getting top-notch care that she deserves. With only 8 days of radiation left, she is glad to report that she is cancer free.