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Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum


Author:Policy and Advocacy
Published:August 2017
Type:Fact Sheet
Language:English
Topic:Health policy » Health care access
Health policy » Health care disparities
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Author:Policy and Advocacy
Published:August 2017
Type:Testimony and Comments
Language:English
Topic:Health policy

Fangyu Wu

Single Parent of Five, Child with Disability, Medicaid CHIP

As a successful businesswoman, Fangyu Wu never thought that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would impact her. She never thought that she or her family would be without health insurance. But after years of marriage, five beautiful children, and overcoming the rollercoaster of a once-thriving business, she found herself in the middle of a life changing situation.

In 2016, Fangyu filed for divorce and found herself and her children, two whom are on the spectrum of autism, without health insurance.