Joshua Lemacks was born with a severe heart defect that required complex surgery as soon as he was born. Mark and Jodi Lemacks chose the doctors that would give their son the best chance of survival. Even though the insurance company approved the out-of-network care, the Lamacks family ended up $85,000 in debt.
The Lemacks family shared their story with the Washington Post. Read it here.
"This is what health-care reform should be about. It should be about allowing people like Joshua to live and have a happy, healthy life," says Jodi in the article.