No matter what Trump does to health care, we must accept an imperfect reality
Tom is a forty-three-year-old self-employed painter and father of two.
He’s currently in remission from lung cancer, having been first diagnosed five years ago. At the time of his diagnosis, he did not have health insurance. Thankfully, for him, American law had finally made it illegal for health insurance companies to discriminate against individuals with preexisting conditions.
Tom had to be offered insurance at community rates. And, this was a good thing …