What we’ve gained from the Affordable Care Act, 13 years later

Do you remember when some senior citizens had to ration their medicines because their prescription drug costs would triple every year after they entered the Medicare coverage gap known as the “donut hole”? I do.

Do you remember when turning 19 meant getting kicked off your parents’ health insurance plan, regardless of your living situation? I do.

Do you remember when insurance companies could refuse to pay for preventive treatments — vaccinations, mammograms, colonos...