The Affordable Care Act As Explained By “The Hunger Games” Cast

May the odds be ever in your favor—but you should get covered just in case.

1. Before the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) passed I felt like

2. Then it passed, but I was a little bit skeptical about what I heard about all of the law’s new benefits…

3. …until I went online and found out I could be paying waaay less than I was before.

4. So I was like, “sign me up!”

5. I learned some of the reasons the ACA is especially great for me—like the fact that I can’t be charged more for health insurance because I’m a woman.

6. And when I found out that I can stay on my parents’ health insurance until I’m 26, I was like

7. Then I found out that being a survivor of domestic violence or cancer is no longer a reason for someone to be denied health insurance…

8. So when I went to get a check-up, cancer screening, and STD test at my doctor and there was no co-pay, I was pumped.

9. But when they told me I could also get my well woman exam AND birth control free, without a co-pay, I just lost it.

More on Planned Parenthood’s ongoing campaign to help inform and educate millions of uninsured Americans about the benefits and availability of new health insurance plans here:

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