Moms without health insurance

June 2021

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Name: Renita, Alicia & Sheila
Location: Alamance, Wake & Durham Counties, NC

These three moms have all experienced life in the “coverage gap” while caring for their children (and grandchildren). From cancer to visual impairment, they have all had to deal with unmet health care needs – because they did not have the health coverage to pay for it.

“People don’t realize that when you have health care bills, you have debt that is mounting on a level that is like student loans.”

Watch their story here:

Do you know what it’s like to live without the health coverage you need?   

To update your story on this website, contact La-Mine Perkins at NC Child.  

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