Americans share their stories on the affordable care act

Dr. Daniel Craviotto

California

I don't know about other physicians but I am tired—tired of the mandates, tired of…

David

Michigan

In order to keep my plan the way I had it but to make ACA…

Michael

North Carolina

I’m angry that legislation has been passed that is forcing me to purchase something that…

Guda

California

The premise of Covered California is that you’re able to compare plans and see which…

Ken

Vermont

She got a new policy applied for costing us $425 a month[ . . .]this…

Shirley

Utah

Patrick

Vermont

The little extra we had after regular bills is being sucked up by the insurance…

Jessica

Virginia

She will continue getting the harassing notices until the end of August.

Justin

North Carolina

The plans they offered were grossly expensive and didn’t provide the level of care I…

Deja

Florida

If I want a similar plan to what I have now, my insurance rates would…

Richard

New Jersey

I've found myself in the segment of consumers who likely will pay more both for…

Allesandrina

New York

The president says you will have a lot of options for health plans, but you…

Wayne

Florida

[my doctor informed me] that he could not make it financially without taking in 20…

Joe

Michigan

Obamacare has put our retirement plans in the tank.

Randy

Minnesota

I received notice that my current insurance was no longer qualified. I've had three heart…

Joel

Idaho

We're going to go from $770 a month which we were paying up until October,…

Fred

New York

Our family physician was randomly removed from the network of managed-Medicare doctors approved by my…

Carl

Florida

I am jumping thru hoops to get my wife back on an underwritten policy with…

William

Louisiana

Cutting back to hiring 30 hours. We've done that, we've had to do that, and…

Mark

Arkansas

My younger son still can't get insurance on the web site and therefore has no…

Mary

North Dakota

My husband and I had health insurance and was paying out of our own pocket…

Erin

Massachusetts

I lost coverage with doctors in my area. It's not right and it's not fair.

Rocky

New Mexico

I was uninsured before Obamacare because I could not afford it. I still can not…

Deborah

District of Columbia

She could end up paying at least $5,000 more a year than she does now.

Ron

Indiana

Since the beginning of April we now are paying $ 1666.25/mo with a $ 7000.00…

Drew

Maryland

[My] old plan was a good, quality product that I liked very much, but we…

Darryle

Arizona

I didn't end up enrolling because I was frustrated by the quotes I received.

Linda

Florida

We are a small company with 4 employees and we pay for everyone's healthcare even…

Cynthia

Virginia

The policy, which cost $1,500 a month for myself, my husband and our two children…

Jerri

New Jersey

I thought that it had to be better because with more people in it, the…

Carol

Virginia

We used to have a great plan that covered so much more before this ObamaCare;…

Pam

Maine

My fear is I’m going to lose something that I bought and paid for and…

Robin

California

My premium went up $350 my deductible went from $500 to over $5000 and my…

Connie

Michigan

I am now eligible for medicare but there are still thousands of people in our…

Kelly

Georgia

The best I could do was $160 a month payment, which I CANNOT pay, with…

Robert

North Carolina

My 7 year old niece lost her doctor... her neurologist wouldn't take Obamacare.

Ron

Montana

I see it as increasing costs than more than helping from an employer's stand point

Tony

North Carolina

I really am concerned that the way things are going that the quality of healthcare…

Ken

Colorado

My wife and I have been on the same health insurance plan for 12 years.…

Betty

Louisiana

With this new system coming in, I'm not even going to have money to pay…

Mark

Idaho

The deductibles were so high — $4,000 to $6,000 a year — that it defeats…

Michael

New Jersey

Now that I'm back at work I have no benefits because I have to pay…

AJ

North Dakota

I had a plan that I liked but it was eliminated. A replacement plan would…

John

Utah

After three months and more than 50 phone calls, John Gisler gave up on buying…

Bill

Connecticut

I enrolled way back in October in order to be covered by January 1, but…

David

Texas

Not only was her coverage greatly reduced and costs raised about $20 just for her…

North Dakota

"Three insurance companies are doing business in the marketplace: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medica, and…

Chris

California

We get this coverage and go to the best doctor to fix Chris, and they…

Tav

North Carolina

I am creating more part-time positions that will be for 28 or 29 hours per…

Kimy

California

I don't need more time to choose a plan, I need a more affordable plan.

Charles

Oklahoma

I was given no warning . That is an increase of $180.00 -Those are not…

Janet

Colorado

That's exactly where my frustration comes in -- we have a very good plan here.

Deb

New York

Now, wouldn't you expect that a national health insurance would cover you anywhere in the…

Brenda

Maryland

It's very frustrating, but it’s more scary because I’m thinking I'm not covered. So if…

Tom

My premiums were $399 a month for my family. Cheapest plan with the same deductible…

Larry

Idaho

Had I had to go on the ObamaCare plan, my premium would have tripled to…

Aaron

Kentucky

Seeing as I'm a single male with no kids or dependents, and I'm paying for…

Christopher

Texas

I didn't receive any added benefits to my policy, other than I would now be…

Andrea

Nebraska

Now we have maternity coverage. I already made the choice that I'm done, I have…

Emilie

I’ve had to take a second job in order to pay for my ObamaCare plan.…

Charles

Missouri

Because of the new laws that came with Obamacare, the company I work for has…

Donna

New Hampshire

Now with Obamacare I'm not even sure if I can keep my doctor, or go…

Ron

Michigan

I was about to have neck surgery, but I received a letter that my insurance…

Kent

Nebraska

The policy we got offered cost us 25% more premium and increased our deductible from…

Sherry

North Carolina

The monthly premium for my family's health insurance will increase from $395.60 to $713.11, more…

Vincent

New Jersey

ObamaCare is more money than I can afford.

Kyle

Arkansas

The same plan that I had before, now costs me $70 more a paycheck. I…

Larry

Minnesota

They're dictating what's good for me, and telling me I have to buy it whether…

Stephen

Virginia

They said the only way to find out in detail what was in the plan…

Phillip

Vermont

This plan does not work for the working American.

Kathy

South Carolina

I have found that being a self pay person for doctors office is way less…

Stephen

Pennsylvania

I was offered a new Aetna policy with premiums that are 40 percent higher

Kim

New Jersey

I warned my small-business clients that 2014 would be ugly. But I didn't think it…

Jamie

Illinois

That plan, that costs us over 50 percent more a month, changes our deductible from…

Laura

Michigan

I have been going to the same psychiatrist for 6 years. It is a service…

Jackie

South Carolina

I don’t know where they get the ‘affordable.’ This is anything but affordable [. .…

Angella

Nevada

The Obamacare website says we would have to pay $8,057.04 a year more to keep…

Rader

Idaho

My Health Care cost have doubled so as of May 7th. I no longer have…

Lee

Ohio

I recently had to utilize my local ER. Obamacare was supposed to eliminate the use…

Paula

Maryland

Even in your wildest dreams this [$1,667 per month] is not affordable.

Sheila

I have no history of alcohol or drug abuse... yet. But this is driving me…

Mark

Kansas

She was forced to buy one of those ObamaCare insurance policies. She has to pay…

Susan

Virginia

I just feel cheated by my government and by this new healthcare system. I was…

Stacy

Michigian

They say, oh, you don't make enough money for us to help you. And I'm…

Gloria

Florida

This letter makes more problems for us that we don't need at this moment.

Cindy

Maryland

[My husband's insurance costs rose from]$22 a week to $100 a week. This increase makes…

Larry

California

My existing $773 monthly premium for my family of four will more than double. The…

Brian

Virginia

My deductibles are way higher, $5,000 or $6,000.

Harvey

Tennessee

When the insurance goes up the least expensive policy we can get is $296 a…

Donald

New York

I'm on a fixed income. I don't have the ability to pay this bill or…

Amanda

North Carolina

We pay $998.70 for two people

Debbie

Louisiana

The Affordable Care Act will cost my organization almost $20,000 a month and $240,000 a…

Jody

Ohio

"Dr. Mieczkowski has been my doctor for 20 years. No one knows me any better…

Lorna

Arizona

$700 a month with minimal coverage. NO WAY can I do that.

Jamie

Kansas

It was a waste of money for me. I couldn’t find doctors that would talk…

Michaela

Michigan

We’re stuck with the very best plan out there now, and it’s significantly more expensive…

Marcus

South Dakota

There is no way that my family can afford to throw away that much money…

Dave

Pennsylvania

The deductible is terrible. I mean, how many people can come up with that deductible…

Steve

Louisiana

[I feel] kind of bad that I have to rely on the large discount that…

Lee

For me and my lifestyle, doubling and more than doubling my costs (for insurance) is…

Ken

Texas

I asked why all of the papers. The nurse said all of this was required…

Linda

Connecticut

I am self employed and my insurance premium increased by $307.00 a month. Not only…

Richard

Montana

David

Michigan

You try to be personally accountable and play by the rules, but the more you…

Larry

Louisiana

We will be saddled with the options of either dropping our current health insurance plans,…

Robert

Florida

Not only is there less choice, higher costs and lost coverage, but it also means…

Curt

North Dakota

[W]e are paying about $530 per month more now than a year ago...remember I am…

Marie

Florida

Paying $37 isn’t good for me, but I had to do it because I wanted…

Jim

New York

My biggest problem is losing the doctor they’ve had for decades, and they fear for…

Jamie

Minnesota

It might be cheaper to pay a hospital bill if something happens than to pay…

Matt

Florida

It's very uncomfortable to think that if we had to go to the hospital right…

Delite

When I was looking for a primary care doctor to oversee my diabetes, etc.. I…

Andrew

Louisiana

It's been a fight to take care of the obligations I have.

John

Pennsylvania

Last year, I tried really hard to get on the Obamacare site and after probably…

Larry

Nevada

I owe $407,000 for care received in January and February, when my policy was supposed…

Deborah

California

We already know that the plans on Obamacare are going to be using shrinking networks…

Charlotte

New Hampshire

Paul

Wisconsin

I now pay $3,600 more this year than last year! I took a pay decrease…

Andrea

California

I feel like I have paid for coverage and I don't have it. . .I…

Barbara

New York

I also looked on the state’s health insurance exchange, but I found that those plans…

Michael

Florida

I am being told that with us not having Insurance we are going to get…

Heidi

I don’t qualify for any of the programs because “my employer provides insurance for the…

Sally

Michigan

I live in Michigan and today I took my car in for routine service. My…

Jerry

Arkansas

Our plan was custom-designed for our lifestyle. To sit there and mandate that every plan…

Diane

Illinois

We got a letter from our insurance company stating that our premium for both my…

Doreen

Michigan

In November 2013, our primary care provider sent a notice effective 1/1/14 that his office…

William

Michigan

I feel like I'm sinking further into a swamp of red tape.

Robert

South Dakota

Since Obama has been the president, my health care costs have gone up five times…

Larry

Arizona

My Daughter remains without health-care coverage, now, because I can't afford coverage through a regular…

Stephen

New Jersey

The cost of health insurance is now more than a thousand dollars per student.

Walter

California

I’m paying more and getting less.

Shannon

Arkansas

We have already had to pay out of pocket over $2,000 to doctor visit fee's…

Matthew

Mississippi

We had been paying $550 per month for our plan and Blue Cross was raising…

Lisa

South Carolina

I do not know what I’m going to do. I really don’t.

John

New Hampshire

I'm in favor of repealing the ACA! I want to be I charge of my…

Michael

New York

Paying the new, higher premiums will be a huge challenge.

Whitney

Texas

I’m scared to death to stop these treatments. If I lose my treatments, I don’t…

Mary

Connecticut

We may have to close our business if something isn't done about this outrageous plan.

Maxine

North Carolina

My husband and I had United Health Care's Medicare Advantage Plan for the past couple…

Patrick

Louisiana

I could hire another 25 employees right now but I'm holding off

Kathleen

Michigan

They jumped through all these hoops to come up with something new. Now they are…

Aaron

Louisiana

I saw my premiums increase 82% under the President's health care law.

Wistar

Virginia

A forty percent increase in our health insurance may mean that we don’t provide health…

Addie

West Virginia

It is definitely frustrating and not fair.

Rogers

Tennessee

My Epilepsy medication (generic) has gone from the $10 per mo. copay to $180. My…

David

North Carolina

I have spent so much time trying to get somebody to tell us what we…

Robert

Texas

My wife says she’s had her uterus removed, so we’re not really likely to have…

Casey

AL

I had the plan I liked, the one that worked for me, the one I…

Lynn

Illinois

Thanks to OBAMACARE many of us will lose our employee health insurance due to the…

Richard

Michigan

I didn't believe him when he said it though because there was just no way…

Larry

Michigan

There’s no question that the new health law has impacted not only my current business…

John

Arizona

I could not afford the new policy that they were offering which was DOUBLE the…

George

Florida

The AARP managed care network I had relied on for years will drop all eight…

Fred

California

The best we found this year under Obamacare was a Cigna policy at $1200 a…

Terri

Oregon

I think lots of people had this false hope,

Marjorie

New York

I lost my favorite doctor and I got a notice that my plan will be…

Sharyl

Texas

I am forced to choose between obeying the law by paying for insurance that I…

Philip

Idaho

I was furious because I spent a lot of time and picked a plan that…

Chip

Oregon

We are looking at over a $20,000 to $26,000 cost in 2014 due to Obamacare!

Joe

New Jersey

So, it’s true, you have to pay to keep your doctors.

Mark

Alaska

It doesn’t really fall under affordable health care to me, even though I wasn’t going…

Sandra

North Carolina

I do not have health care, because I can't afford it. They want me to…

Marianne

Ohio

Now I am uninsured due to the huge premiums and deductible I found on the…

Larry

Ohio

I just retired, a few days ago received the letter from our insurance provider that…

Margaret

New York

I’m frustrated with the system. I feel like I paid but I’m not getting what…

Nancy

New York

I'm not going to lose my house because I don't have health insurance and I…

Dean

Pennsylvania

We're buying insurance that we will never use and can't possibly ever benefit from. We're…

Michael

Georgia

We have less coverage than before at a higher out-of-pocket expense. One company, three choices,…

Leo

Virginia

In the end, if we’re forced to take a plan that is three times as…

Rodeny

Michigan

Take a look at my premiums, copays, deductibles, and out of pocket expenses compared to…

Rebecca

Kentucky

It's becoming quite obvious to me a lot of agencies, almost everyone I talk to,…

Sandra

Florida

The costs associated with ACA compliance could ultimately close our doors[ . . .]I'm just…

Theresa

Florida

I have BCBS of FL for about 3 years now. It just doubled in price…

Lionel

Louisiana

I don’t go to the doctor much. This was the plan that fit me and…

Douglas

Delaware

My patients' premiums have increased, their deductibles have increased, some of the things have been…

Valentina

California

We are now, once again, being forced into a lower coverage plan, for more money.…

Terri

Florida

I just wanted to say that I don't even qualify for Obamacare!!! The reason being…

Emily

New Jersey

They want to charge me almost $650 a month, which, quite frankly, is almost a…

Ian

Pennsylvania

M.

Florida

Finally got into choosing a plan, prices were triple from what the previous screen showed.…

Dominic

New York

My maximum out-of-pocket has risen from $6,000 to $9,200 for my family in network, and…

Gary

The closest comparable plan with them would have cost over $700 monthly. My existing plan…

Ralph

North Carolina

My health insurance premium for a Blue Cross/Blue Shield plan is going from $401 a…

Scott

California

My Blue Cross Blue Shield plan went up $400 to $850 a month for 2…

Sarah

Maryland

When the whole thing started, I thought it was a good idea. And then I…

Margie

North Dakota

As if they have not stollen enough of our SS with obamacare my insurance has…

Rebecca

Colorado

A successful doctor-patient relationship takes a tremendous amount of trust. That is built over time.…

Maria

California

At least four doctors won't accept my health plan. . . It's a phantom network.

Christy

Pennsylvania

Eight-hundred and $95 a month for health insurance, that's coming out of my pocket. That's…

Marlene

California

I am now paying twice the price every month for something "similar" to what I…

Tom

Louisiana

Obamacare has required my insurance carrier to double my premium beginning Jan 2015. I will…

Eric

California

Yes, the new plan has more coverage, including pediatric vision. But we don’t have children,…

Donna

Georgia

Premiums are 80- to 100-percent higher than others who are under current policies that offered…

Gary

Michigan

For me, this is the unaffordable care act.

Lee

Georgia

We're not real happy with the way things are going in our neck of the…

Larry

Illinois

These are really scary numbers for a guy like me.

Mary Elizabeth

Alabama

How can my premium double per month? How can my deductibles go up for every…

Wanda

Arkansas

We received a letter from our insurance company telling us: As of December of 2014,…

Robert

California

I was looking for a low-cost plan. . .but the annual deductible was $5,000, and…

Cathy

Arizona

I cannot afford to pay $200 more per month. . .We're more than halfway into…

Beth

California

She has no idea when she can go to a doctor, or what doctors will…

Judith

D.C.

The notion that the plans on the exchanges may or may not limit providers scares…

David

North Carolina

Upon implementation of Obamacare, my premium more than tripled to $653 per month with less…

Sheila

Texas

What we've found is that messaging out of the [Obama] administration right now that's aimed…

Helen

New Hampshire

Now my out-of-pocket costs for prescriptions are much higher.

Dan

Oregon

I am a Durable Medical Equipment specialist and after 15 years of helping people with…

Mary

Virginia

just 3months after the implementation of the ACA[ . . .]There were delays and denials…

Barbara

California

My deductible went from $1,500 to $6,700 and I was restricted to one provider network

Tara

Florida

Under Obamacare we lost or insurance company, my deductible went up to $1500, with another…

Julie

Michigan

I received a letter: my insurance was cancelled due to ObamaCare. . .If I do…

Sandi

Florida

I have the right to choose my primary care doctor, not them,

Victoria

Pennsylvania

To this day, all I have is an outline of the plan I chose. Now,…

Rob

West Virginia

Once ObamaCare hit, the costs of all but 2 meds has tripled. The cost of…

George

New Jersey

In the end of September I received a notice from my small business health care…

ron

Alaska

now with ObamaCare and the lid being lifted on payouts it now costs them 1400…

Astrid

Florida

They told me that my plan was crap. . . But it wasn't crap-- I…

Patsy

Texas

This really hurt us. Some insurance plan. Obama care is almost as bad as Mr.…

Rita

Arizona

Terri

Virginia

I keep playing that over and over in my head: that you can keep your…

Eileen

New York

Here I was sitting at my daughter’s bedside, and I’ve spent the last three months…

Mike

Florida

When bringing a child into the world is more than three times more expensive than…

PATRICIA

Minnesota

In order to keep my monthly payment the same, I had to raise my annual…

Mary

Michigan

Oh by the way our Blue Cross went up $8000 for 3 people and we…

Edie

California

I am a stage four cancer survivor and I am about to lose my health…

Jeff

New Mexico

I had to drop my daughters insurance and live in panic mode that something might…

Michael

Michigan

The biggest surprise is how many people are losers versus winners. … There are some…

Kevin

Connecticut

The rate for my wife and I was $303 / month with a $5,000 deductible…

John

My family health insurance was cancelled by BCBS of Arizona after obamacare was instituted. .…

Christina

New York

The coverage we have through the exchange is still costly and I am unable to…

Carolyn

Kansas

The premium that I'm paying now is twice as much as what it was when…

Shannon

Michigan

This new plan is not affordable at all. My husband is working a lot more…

Cathy

Michigan

I don't make that much money to begin with. The cost of prescriptions is going…

Ed

Ohio

When you’re trying to keep your house, pay car insurance and put your kid through…

Jean

Arkansas

My husband applied for obamacare 5/15/14. I have been having problems with healthcare marketplace since…

Maria

Florida

Between higher premiums for supplemental insurance, RX insurance and now having to pay for generic…

Steve

Alaska

I don't want to do this at all. It wouldn't be in my employees' best…

David

Michigan

[Our premium from the exchange] went up 460% from what we were paying. and together…

Jocelyn

New Hampshire

Now at a time when you would have thought that the coming of insurance would…

Shawnna

Tennessee

We have health insurance that is worthless. . .We can't use it in the county…

Stacie

Georgia

I can’t afford the affordable health care. I don't know anyone in this area who…

Rob

Hawaii

I'm glad I'm finally being given some answers. But why this long?

Deborah

California

I just won't have health insurance because I can't pay this increase

Janet

Montana

My daughter cannot get ObamaCare as she is below the poverty line, and she cannot…

Jonnie

Louisiana

But that has all change since the ACA passed and now we have to pay…

Lenny

Oklahoma

I lost my insurance because of Obamacare, so I didn't have it when I got…

Roger

Idaho

My wife and I are retired, and the most we could afford is a 15,000…

Stephanie

Virginia

I liked my plan I liked my premium and I liked my doctors I do…

John

North Carolina

When the ACA was enacted, our insurance rate when up almost $130 PER MONTH. This…

Gary

Arizona

So now our annual take home pay is $2,400 less than it was thanks to…

Mary

Michigan

Our coverage from before was far from substandard. It was excellent,

Dean

Georgia

We have to guard the taxpayer's money, and there's no way to fund full-time positions…

Ted

West Virginia

My wife is without any health insurance and I'm on disability , she signed up…

Brooke

North Carolina

Unfortunately, I think it’s going to limit our ability to expand the business

George

North Carolina

I want it back not just for a year, not just until after the election.…

Tim

Virginia

Me having to pay for, you know, people who don't take care of themselves, people…

Kate

New Mexico

We own our own business and pay for our own healtcare. As of January 1,…

Courtney and Matthew

Arizona

I’m trying to figure out what’s best for us and our employees, but I just…

Neal

Michigan

That's a huge part of the budget. We feel betrayed, lied to, and we're pissed…

Paul

Texas

local pharmacies could not confirm my coverage, so I left without my medications.

Alfred

New York

Obama had said I could keep my doctor. Now they’re doing away with my doctor.…

Patrick

Arizona

I am a retired civil servant, I was notified by my health insurance carrier that…

Joseph

Kansas

I guess we'll still figure out how to make it work. But it's going to…

Jeremy

California

When I called Anthem Blue Cross, their introductory message says: If you're calling about the…

Suzanne

For a similar plan, I would have to pay about $400 per month and it…

Elisabeth

New Mexico

I am one of the previously happy insured who is going to lose my existing…

Eliana

California

Don't know what oter surprises will catch me in 2014 earning. I simply can't afford…

Chris

Minnesota

So, I'm getting the buck passed. One is saying it's their job, and they're saying…

Sheila

Obamacare takes away from the right to choose the healthcare we want.

Mary

New York

They didn't really need it or want it. They were very happy with the rates,…

Stacey

Florida

I can't afford my medications. They would be well over $ 2000.00 dollars a month.…

Tim

Indiana

We are at the point in our lives where if we want to go out…

South Dakota

Today we received our letter from our health insurance provider letting us know that next…

Nancy

Our doctor is closing her medical practice after 21 years due to Obamacare and rising…

Cathy

Colorado

Our premium for next year is going up to over $1,000 a month for two…

Colleen

Oregon

I lost my Medicare coverage for 4 months this year with no explanation, no reactivation…

Roger

Oregon

For two people now on a private company sponsored plan I now have to budget…

Janet

Florida

We were told he would have to sign up for a policy first, then find…

Lesli

Missouri

I asked to be transferred, and he told me that he was not allowed to…

Gunthar

Florida

My wife is having her policy changed and her contribution is going up as well…

Ruth-Ann

North Carolina

It’s been aggravating to have to see the policy that you were perfectly happy with…

Josie

New York

I shouldn’t have to wait months, weeks, to even be considered for surgery that I…

Earl

Connecticut

Obamacare would cost me $4,855.20 a year more, or a $2.33 an hour pay cut.

Deanna

Connecticut

It broke my heart. I have to say, I’ve been waiting a year and a…

Payton

Florida

Obamacare has not helped me get insurance, but only added another tax that I have…

Martin

Connecticut

What concerns me most about the plan is that it limits me to a narrow…

Tony

Iowa

One of the workers came and said, ‘I need to talk to you,’ and so…

Debra

Kansas

There was nothing wrong with my old health plan, but I wasn't allowed to keep…

Cynthia

Vermont

I not only have to pay a higher premium, but I can not afford the…

Garrett

North Carolina

Even with the subsidy through the exchange, the only thing I can afford per month…

Steven

Texas

Now my wife is going back to work in the hope that she can make…

Mike

Indiana

My wife loss her original insurance and then could renew at an 100% cost increase.

Jennifer

California

It doesn't seem right to make the middle class pay so much more in order…

Camille

I'm dismayed that neither my pediatrician nor my general practitioner appears to be on the…

Greta

Wyoming

We received notice that our family insurance policy was gone. We were happy with our…

Janette

California

I'm going to pay more and get 100 percent less

Pattie

North Carolina

In 2013, we incurred just over $27,000 in out-of-pocket medical expenses. President Obama’s signature piece…

Thomas

Wisconsin

As you can see, we did not save the $2500 annual cost which President Barack…

Yvette

Maine

The least expensive of the new federal healthcare options will cost me $14,400 a year.

Jonna

Georgia

I have been unable to receive my medicine and medical attention I need since Obamacare.

Anthony

Alaska

Once that account is depleted, the bills will rack up, whatever I have left, I…

Judy

Pennsylvania

I don't know how President Obama thinks that he's helping us. Because we can't afford…

Lynn

Illinois

I had to go to the doctor last month and paid $725 out of pocket…

Michael

North Carolina

The new plan BCBS proposed for us would charge premiums that are more than double…

Steve

Michigan

I lost my insurance through work because of it and I no longer have insurance…

Paul

Utah

Six-year-old Ellie Porter just wrapped up her radiation treatments and is expected to be done…

Amy

North Carolina

I’ve looked at four other plans, and they had all kinds of co-insurance and payments-per-doctor’s…

David

Rhode Island

You'd think after that many times they could correct the problem But they can't. And…

Robin

Pennsylvania

We have people making medical decisions for us who don't have the knowledge of our…

David

Nevada

I was really looking forward to my $2,500 savings I was promised. My total yearly…

Howard

New Hampshire

[My wife's doctor] left his practice because he didn't have enough time to properly treat…

Heather

New York

A minimum 119 percent increase in insurance premiums...

John

Michigan

n January, 2014, my health insurance premium INCREASED 20%, a $1650 annual increase. Who's getting…

Marlys

Texas

I wouldn’t be able to go to the doctor I’ve been going to for years.…

Don

California

My Blue Shield/Blue Cross policy has doubled this year and I have already been notified…

Julie

New Mexico

This is just downright unacceptable [. . .]You develop relationships [with doctors] for a reason.

Noam

California

They told me, 'I'm so sorry -- it's all just so new. You're a victim…

Kerry

New York

This was the scariest time ever

Ginger

New Hampshire

That’s an insane amount of money. How are [we] supposed to pay that?

Steve

Alabama

My health premium has nearly doubled ,and my deductibles and co-pays have increased some four…

Lori

California

THE Anthem Blue Cross representative who answered my call told me that there was a…

Arie

Indiana

I don't think I'm likely to get sick or injured further so [not having insurance…

Ken

Texas

I feel like they're forcing me to do something that I don't want to do…

Joyce

Oklahoma

I have never used any other Dr. than mine in Durant this has really upset…

Minh

Wisconsin

Costs have gone up 3-4 times what they were paying before.

Josh

Texas

All I have to say is that it's way too expensive . . .I live…

Chip

Oregon

Our new insurance that is comparable is $306.00 more a month and has a $12,500…

Arturo

California

The best deal Obamacare could offer me would take $1,908 more than our union plan.

Peter

Colorado

We are being asked to subscribe to a plan without even knowing if my wife…

Doug

Kentucky

We have fewer and fewer providers and less of them willing to accept these plans.

Liz

Ohio

It’s going to take at least a second job, praying that I would make enough…

Jessica

Indiana

We have insurance through my husband's work. With the ACA, our premiums have increased and…

Steve

Massachusetts

Premiums went up 104% overnight so had to decrease coverage substantially to keep similar premium.…

Rhonda

Kentucky

I recently had to go to the emergency room and the registration desk casually asked…

Marty

South Carolina

I was injured on a job site and became disabled due to the injury. My…

Doug

Indiana

In my family’s situation, access to physicians is more important. Saving five to 10 percent…

Danielle

California

When I went to my oncologist's office, I promptly encountered a bright orange sign saying…

Cara

West Virginia

My 55 year old brother and 61 year old wife had their policy cancelled courtesy…

Josh

Michigan

I had a great rate

Julie

Colorado

I'm completely outraged! We're the ones suffering the brunt for the entire nation. They're going…

Stephen

New Jersey

Business premiums went from $1600 to $2900 for two families while our deductible nearly doubled…

Ev

Virginia

Our health insurance policy was cancelled last year. We have to replace our policy with…

Joseph

Florida

That's an awful lot of doctors and an awful lot of people who are going…

Lisa

Missouri

I just want my information that's on there right now to be gone right now,…

Tina

Virginia

The cheapest plan was $170 in premiums and it offered way less services. I didn’t…

Andrew

Florida

This is taking my patience right to the end, and I am on the verge…