Essay on Affordable Care Act ( Ppaca )

764 Words Mar 8th, 2016 4 Pages
As Americans, do we not have the right to provide for and protect our families? In 2010, the largest overhaul of the health care system, since Medicare, began with legislation for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act(PPACA), also known as Affordable Care Act(ACA) or commonly identified as Obama Care. This legislation brought care to American families that had never participated in a health care program, or never acquired health insurance because of financial hardship (Thompson). Arguably, there is the conservative citizen, and religious members of our society that claim we are creating Socialized Medicine and or interfering with religious freedoms. Equally important, The Affordable Care Act provides access to Medical Insurance to those individuals with the greatest need, at an affordable rate or no fee at all, with securities that the insurance companies no longer hold all the power over the individuals and allowing insured with preexisting conditions to obtain quality health care.
Our Health Car system has undergone a much needed revision, stifling the lack of access for individuals and families access to quality health care. Health care has been forever altered, with the signing of the Affordable Health Care Act(ACA) of 2010. Tamara Thompson called the ACA, “The biggest regulatory overhaul of the American health-care system since Congress approved the Medicare and Medicaid health insurance programs in 1965.” With out a doubt, the citizen’s most effected by…

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