Suzanne didn’t know she had preexisting conditions until she was denied health insurance. An Iowa farmer, the thought of being uninsured was hard enough, but Suzanne was pregnant.
Her health record was clear, except for a miscarriage and some minor jaw pain. The issue was resolved and did not surface again until she quit her job as a teacher to farm full-time. When she applied to be included in her husband’s independent insurance policy, she was denied.