Your Family's Health - Open enrollment starts now!Saturday, November 15, 2014
Family Love In My City has partnered with EnrollSA to bring information on the enrollment and re-enrollment of healthcare coverage in Bexar County that are made available by the Affordable Care Act.
I want to talk a little bit about healthcare today, and I really hope that you read my story. If you have family or friends that need this information, please share it with them. Thank you, in advance!
I remember being a kid going to the same family doctor, Dr. Johnson. I remember getting immunization at community clinics, specifically this one off San Pedro (it must have been some major shots!). But as I got a little older, I remember being there were times when we had insurance and times when we didn't.
My dad owned his own small business and I think sometimes, to him, health insurance seemed unattainable. With 4 kids, my mom was a stay at home mother, but stopped when we were all older. When I was a teenager, she went to work for a school district, and maintained that job, just so we could be insured. But with her parents both getting ill and passing away during that time, there were lapses when we weren't covered.
It seems pretty normal in our culture, right? Something about just wanting to survive and get by, makes health insurance feel like a luxury and not something that everyone can obtain.
Here are some important facts: