"Thanks to the
"The past 15 months have made undeniably clear that having access to affordable, quality health care is a matter of life and death.
"I'm proud to have been a part of this team defending people's basic right of health care, and I will continue to fight until every North Carolinian can get the care they need. This has been a long fight, but we won and the ACA is still the law of the land."
Between 2010 and 2015, more than 500,000 North Carolinians gained health insurance coverage through the ACA. Another 70,000 individuals were able to stay covered on their parents' insurance.
More than 400,000 working families receive subsidies to afford their insurance.
More than 4 million North Carolinians benefit from protections against discrimination against pre-existing conditions, and about 1.8 million seniors in