The gold-medal gymnast, who is recovering from a lengthy hospital stay, shouldn't have been denied coverage for preexisting conditions under current laws.
As many as 130 million Americans have a preexisting health condition. Protections for those patients under the Affordable Care Act have become a campaign issue in races up and down the ballot.
Though the Trump administration is trying to dismantle the Affordable Care Act in court, it's vowed that people with health problems will still be able to get insured. Here's why that could be tricky.