“I am 62 yrs old, a diabetic, have hypertension, my aorta valve has been replaced, and I am currently a dialysis patient. Health care is necessary for me to live.” - Brenda, Louisiana

We’re gathering stories from every state to show why access to quality health care matters. Share yours now:

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During the health care repeal and replace debate, we’re standing up to protect access to quality health care everywhere — including in America’s rural communities. Learn more about rural health care:

Providing care in rural America | Coalition to Protect America's Health Care

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Four-year-old Leah survived double bone marrow transplants — and kept her spirit and voice intact throughout. Watch her inspiring hospital bed performance:

This Kid Is Winning At Hospital Karaoke After 2 Bone Marrow Transplants

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"After ACA, I was able to get an affordable policy. I finally felt safe knowing that we would not lose our home and savings in the event of a costly medical emergency." - Claire, Arkansas

Why does access to quality health care matter to you?

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“Illness and injury can happen to anyone, and health care is the difference between life and death.”

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Read about one of the many success stories from Hennepin County Medical Center’s seven decades of caring for premature babies.

Preemie in 1942 battled odds, and he won

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“After ACA, I was able to get an affordable policy. I finally felt safe knowing that we would not lose our home and savings in the event of a costly medical emergency.”

Submit your story about why access to health care is so important.

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Little Meredith was just two pounds when she was born. After spending months in the NICU, she’ll have a lifelong relationship with the nurses who took care of her.

Premature Baby Welcomed Home With Parade, Fireworks

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“Just to know that we have a team fighting for us, it's amazing.”

Illinois boy is youngest patient to receive artificial heart

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We believe everyone deserves access to quality patient care. Share your story now about why it’s so important to you.

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With a deck of cards and stethoscope in hand, “Dr. Magic” is not your typical third-year medical student. #HospitalHeroes

Dr. Magician uses magic to make patients' fear disappear

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An unexpected illness. A lifesaving treatment. Tell us now: why does access to health care matter to you?

We’re continuing to gather your stories to show Congress why protecting access to care is so important as part of a repeal and replacement of the ACA.

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Big changes are coming to health care as part of the ACA repeal/replacement. What does access to health care mean for you and your loved ones?

Share your story so we can continue to fight hard to protect care.

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#HospitalHeroes don’t just help kids like Molly beat cancer. They gave her a send-off she’ll never forget.

Watch Hospital Staffers Give a ‘Dynamite’ Send-Off to 16-Year-Old Deemed Cancer-Free

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We’re gathering your stories so we can show Congress and the administration why it’s so important to protect care as part of the ACA repeal and replacement plan.

Tell us: what does access to health care mean for you and your loved ones?

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“The fact that I went into labor when he was on call, it was just another piece that it was meant to be.”

Doctor who delivered New York parents on hand for son's birth more than 30 years later

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“I could see if she was sleeping or her eyes were open. It was really wonderful!” — NICU mom

Live Stream Lets Parents Watch NICU Babies

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Our new president took office today, so we want to know: how should our new president protect patient care? Tell us in the comments.
Ready to fight to protect care? In the coming weeks and months, our community of almost 1.3 million members will be calling on our elected officials to protect our community hospitals.

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It takes a surgeon with great skill and an even bigger heart to perform an operation on his young patient’s stuffed animal. #HospitalHeroes

Doctor at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin performs surgery on child and his toy

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