In 2008 Aiden Hill was diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition—severe obstructive sleep apnea, also known as “the midnight strangler.” But after he lost his employer-based insurance he soon encountered a new group of “health care stranglers.”
These special interests were bent on using the cover of darkness to deny coverage and gouge him while he was at his most vulnerable. The Midnight Stranglers chronicles this struggle, its intersection with the passage of Obamacare, and the Tea Party reaction.
The concluding chapters discuss the disappointments Aiden encountered as he helped the State of California implement its version of Obamacare (Covered California) and what he is doing now to fight for greater transparency and consumer protection in health care.
Janet Stephens, R.N Health Care Activist Real PeopleDENIED Real Health Care
Michael A. Borich Professor of Media, Journalism and Film Missouri State University
Steven Y. Park, M.D Otolaryngologist and Author Sleep Interrupted: a physician reveals the #1 reason why so many of us are sick and tired.
John Aiello "Insurance Reform Exposed At The Bone: Covered California Remains Under Fire" The Electric Review
Excerpt from The Midnight Stranglers, Second Edition
Access to the Affordable Care Act: A citizen’s right or a privilege?
Date: April 6th, 2016
Location: Missouri State University Public Affairs Conference