The Beltway media and politicians continuously deride the Affordable Care Act and its legal and political challenges ahead. They also seemed to be ready to pounce if healthcare.gov did not work perfectly upon open enrollment on November 15. But what is virtually never discussed are the many benefits that the law has brought to millions of individuals and entire communities.
Having health insurance means you can see a health care provider when you need to. As one of the leading sexual and reproductive health care providers in New York City, Planned Parenthood of New York City (PPNYC) knows firsthand how important affordable basic health care is for all residents.