Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alexis Scott relies on Medicaid to help her treat injuries she sustained while on duty in Iraq. She is one of a half million U.S. veterans who would lose coverage under the Senate’s health care bill. This is her story.
Aki Suzuki is a video editor at the Center for American Progress. Michael Richardson is the field outreach and advocacy coordinator for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center. Rejane Frederick is an associate director for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center.