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November 4th, 2013
08:36 PM ET

Cancer survivor blames Obamacare for loss of coverage

Edie Littlefield Sundby, a stage four cancer survivor says the president's signature legislation cost her health care.

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President Obama, meanwhile, defended his reforms yet again, saying: "Insurers in the marketplace can no longer use your medical history to charge you more. You got a preexisting condition, they've got to take it. Folks who have been sick have finally the same chance to buy quality, affordable health care as everybody else."

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Obama administration officials actually expressed concern just one week ago in a private war room meeting that consumers would be disappointed by sticker shock and limited choices once they were finally able to get on the troubled Obamacare website.

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Everyone is talking about Sundby and the bombshell OpEd in the Wall Street Journal she wrote about Obamacare ending her coverage.

OutFront: Edie Littlefield Sundby.


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  1. Annie Grace

    Ms. Sundby stated that she was diagnosed 8 years ago but has only had her policy with United Healthcare for 7 years – I would like to know how that is possible. How did you she obtain what appears to be a platinum plus individual policy from an insurance provider when she had a pre-existing cancer condition? And how much has that individual policy increased in cost over the past 7 years?

    November 5, 2013 at 1:24 pm | Reply
  2. Dolores Campbell

    Her insurance was with United Health Care, they cancelled it because they were not making money on these types of policies. I wonder who was her employer when she was under United, it does make a difference.

    November 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm | Reply

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