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Quality, Affordable Health Care for our Neighbors The health care law moves our nation from a focus on “sick” or emergency care to one that focuses on prevention, well-being, and access to quality health care. The law assures that the all citizens have access to essential benefits and a broad menu of preventive services and screenings, from diabetes to depression. Health care coverage is essential to staying healthy and preventing disease while covering individuals and families for medical expenses due to illness or injury. Having quality health insurance means people won’t have to worry that their finances will be turned upside down or that they will go bankrupt due to health care costs from an illness or accident. However, millions of Americans still lack quality, affordable health care coverage and remain at risk. For some people, coverage will be completely free based on their household income and other factors. For others, assistance in reducing costs may apply. Nearly 8 in 10 con...