It Shouldn’t Be This Easy to Lose Health Insurance

by Danielle Ofri
New York Times Op-Ed

Our health insurance system is capricious, and it takes little to upend people’s lives, as I and many others have learned (the hard way!) Why do Americans even have to “remember” to get health insurance every year? We don’t ask citizens to remember to enroll with the fire department every year, or to remember to sign up for electricity service or water. Yet with health insurance, we’ve set up an unwieldy mechanism where millions of people have to opt in every year or do without.

Read the full article in the New York Times.