Health care is a polarizing topicfor Americans. But no matter where we stand on specifics, oneoverarching idea gets very little opposition: It's clear thatour health care system is broken.

When I was nine, doctors diagnosed me with a brain tumor.Thankfully, it wasn't cancerous, but it did knock out a crucialvalve that I needed to release pressure on my brain. I've needed anartificial valve, called a shunt, ever since. Between brainsurgeries, MRIs, new doctors, and unexpected medical bills, I cantell you firsthand that our system is far too complex.

My experience as a young patient led me to spend nearly twodecades in the employee benefits space. What I've seen over thattime is an industry that's failed to meaningfully serveconsumers.

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