Without Obamacare, what happened to kids like Jimmy Kimmel's son?

Jimmy Kimmel’s intensely personal tale of his newborn son’s emergency — and successful — heart surgery came with a potent policy message. After thanking the people who pulled his son back from the brink, he defended the Affordable Care Act against Republican efforts to do away with it. "Before 2014, if you were born with congenital heart disease like my son was, there was a good chance you’d never be able to get health insurance because you had a pre-existing condition," Kimmel said. "You were born with a pre-existing condition. And if your parents didn’t have medical insurance, you might … >>More
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