Jonna Ivin


My Hysterectomy Horror Story Is Why It Should Be Called ‘TrumpDoesn’tCare’

My state ‘opted out’ of the only affordable insurance plan (and if the GOP health care bill passes, yours might too).

There’s nothing particularly unique or shocking about me getting a hysterectomy. Women get them all the time, for many different reasons. But I believe the manner in which my surgery is taking place — given that I am one of millions of Americans without insurance — needs to be shared.

In January 2017, I went through the process of signing up for ObamaCare (ACA). After putting in my financial information, I reached the end, where there were two apparently conflicting statements:

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