Americans concerned about ACA

"Affordable" Care Act

The ACA (or Affordable Care Act) was enacted with the goals of increasing the quality and affordability of health insurance, lowering the uninsured rate by expanding public and private insurance coverage, and reducing the costs of healthcare for individuals and the government.

While a noble cause with the right intentions, the ACA has also done the opposite: it has raised health insurance costs through increased premiums and/or deductibles, and forced millions off of their previous plans.

Unfortunately, this is not what people envisioned when they wanted universal healthcare.

While other news sites report praise or concern for Obamacare, ACAHorrorStories.com was founded as a non-partisan forum for real people to share their side of the story. It's free and easy to do. Click the "Tell Us Your Story" button above and within minutes, you can share your experience with other Americans in the same situation.

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Falling Through the Cracks, Again

I am only 20, so I should be able to be on my mom’s plan under the ACA. My mother cannot afford to rent a place and makes only a little bit more than I do, despite working full-time. She …

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  • Krystalle Rose
  • Female 18-25 years old
  • Occupation: College Student working part-time

Healthcare Premiums Should Not Cost More Than A Mortgage

In 2013, our monthly premium was $454.74. The plan for our family of 3 was comparable to the “gold” plans available now.

We received our renewal costs for 2014 and it nearly made us have a heart attack: the $454.74 …

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  • ACAHorrorStories.com Founder
  • Male 26-34 years old
  • Occupation: Web Developer