On Tuesday, something important becomes possible for the first time for millions of Americans. That something is finding health insurance that meets their needs and also fits their budget.
At the nonprofit organizations where we work, we hear from uninsured Texans desperate for better health care options. Some are young and in good health, but they worry about what happens if a sickness or accident comes their way.
This commentary appeared in the Austin American-Statesman. It was co-written by former Texas Well and Healthy organizing director Mimi Garcia, now Texas state director of Enroll America, and by Christine Sinatra, communications director for Texans Care for Children. Cross-posted at the Texans Care for Children Newsroom.