Arizona Paralegal Speaks at DNC

According to the Arizona Business Journal, a Phoenix paralegal was among the speakers at the Democratic National Convention.  Mark Sunnuck reports:

Stacey Lihn — a paralegal for the Gallagher & Kennedy PA commercial law firm in Phoenix — said without “Obamacare” her daughter, Zoe, would have reached lifetime medical coverage caps from insurance providers.

Gallagher is one of the largest Phoenix-based commercial law firms.

The Affordable Care Act (i.e. Obamacare) restricts health insurers from denying coverage after certain financial and treatment thresholds have been surpassed.

Zoe Lihn was born with congenital heart defects and had surgery 15 hours after she was born. She’s also had other surgeries and treatment.

Lihn said she worries about changes to health care policy that could impact future coverage if Mitt Romney defeats Barack Obama this November.

“My family needs President Obama to be reelected,” she said….See her DNC speech here.

 

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