Kelli, Carthage

In December 2017, Kelli’s 2-year-old son had to receive a life-saving treatment for immune thrombocytopenia. This treatment costs $10,000 and …

Barbara, Seneca

Barbara was 36 and pregnant when she began having blackouts and trouble remembering what she was doing. In 1999, she …

Sean, Joplin

Sean and his wife own a small business in Joplin. When Sean started experiencing chest pains and shortness of breath, …

Carlyn, Joplin

Last year, Carlyn, a Joplin mother of one, had some lab tests taken at her doctor’s office. She had private …

Mary, Missouri

Mary’s retirement savings were consumed by unexpected medical expenses after having a catastrophic illness almost kill her. The year before …

Amanda, Joplin

When Amanda gave birth to her daughter in 2012, she had been depending on Medicaid to help her with her …

Brittany, Greene County

Brittany is a single mom in Springfield whose three kids receive health care coverage through the Children’s Health Insurance Program …