Opinions still flaring on both sides of the Affordable Health Care Act decision by the Supreme Court. Monday, an Abilene family with a child who has a preexisting condition said the high court's decision to uphold the law will positively affect them.
The Fambrough family has good reason to agree with at least one part of the law: their autistic son Micah.
While she doesn't agree with some parts of the recently upheld Healthcare law, Sarah Fambrough said there's a part of the law she's completely on board with.
"It makes it illegal for an insurance company to deny coverage for a preexisting condition," Fambrough said.
Her 12-year old son Micah has autism.
"He received speech therapy for nine years, he also received occupational therapy," she said. "He sees a specialist in Lubbock, a pediatric specialist, who deals with behavioral issues and developmental issues."
All that medical attention wouldn't be possible without insurance, which the family has now.
The healthcare law means Micah doesn't have to worry about not being able to get health insurance in the future, because of his preexisting condition -- even as an adult.
"He can have the freedom to step out on his own and be more independent, and that's what our dream and goal is for Micah," Sarah said.
The Affordable Care Act will also allow Micah to stay on his parents plan until he's 26-years-old.