Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist, Gary Cohn Reports How Obamacare Affects Cancer Victims

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Landmark Decision Upholding ACA Should Mean Lifesaving Medical Coverage for Mesothelioma, Other Cancer Victims, Gary Cohn Reports on Behalf of the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Gary Cohn takes an unwavering look at the impact the Supreme Court of the United States' (SCOTUS) decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has on cancer victims and their on-going battle against the disease in “The Dignity of Medical Coverage.”

Published today at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, Cohn's piece looks at the significant of the SCOTUS decision “through the prism of individual cases, where the effect on people's lives is extraordinary.”

Cohn introduces us to a spectrum of voices that exemplify how the ACA will change the American medical landscape.

  •     Linda Reinstein, President of the Asbestos Related Disease Association, believes that ACA will mean “lifesaving medical coverage for cancer victims
  •     A mother and breast cancer survivor who suffered from bankruptcy and foreclosure because of the lack of insurance coverage and the overwhelming cost of her cancer treatments
  •     A pediatric oncologist who has witnessed first hand children being denied necessary treatments because their parents' insurance companies deemed cancer as preexisting

Cohn sticks close to his investigative pedigree in “The Dignity of Medical Coverage,” while striking an emotional chord in one of the “can't miss” pieces in the ACA dialogue.

About Gary Cohn
As a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, Gary Cohn has covered the CIA's covert war in Honduras and the challenges facing AIDS patients in accessing life-saving drugs while bringing professionalism and experience to the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance (MCA). Along with the MCA, Cohn is an Adjunct Professor of Journalism at the University of Southern California Annenburg School of Journalism and works with non-profit journalism organizations. For more information Gary Cohn, visit his Facebook page, Twitter feed or Google+ profile.

About Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance (MCA) at Mesothelioma.com is the web's most trusted information resource for individuals who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and their families. Our mission, as a leading authority on this topic, is to continually provide relevant, timely, and factual information about asbestos exposure and its causal links to mesothelioma cancer. For more information, visit the MCA's website or on Facebook.

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