LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (Metro) -- Today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's Affordable Healthcare Act is a relief for Declan McNulty's family.
Heraldnet.com reports the two-year-old Lake Stevens boy has a rare form of hemophilia and would have risked reaching lifetime insurance caps by the age of five.
His mother, Kristen McNulty, says Declan requires a daily dose of blood-clotting medicine, which costs a thousand-dollars a dose.
The size of the dose, and its price, will increase as he grows.
By age five, his total medical expenses could hit two-million dollars, the lifetime limit or cap, on his health insurance policy.
Ending lifetime limits on health insurance expenses is one of the provisions in the federal Affordable Healthcare Act, upheld by today's Supreme Court decision.
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