The Pros And Cons Of Health Care Reform

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The health care system in America is very diverse with different races and cultural groups from a different part of the world. We also have a lot of vulnerable patients from low-income families and people of color; as nurses, we have the duty and responsibilities to advocate for these patients fairly with no discrimination to provide them with the care they need. The purpose of this discussion post is to describe ethical dilemma, health disparities and the current population health, discuss the pros and cons of health care reform and the Affordable Care Act and the principles of Social Justice and Human Rights Protection in the Reduction of Health Disparities.
Ethical Dilemma associated with State of Population and Health Disparities
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The ACA was passed to enable more Americans to have insurance coverage at a lower cost and to decrease spending in the US (US Department of Health and Human Services, 2013). Here are the pros of the ACA; it provide insurance to more than 17 million Americans, prevent insurers from making unreasonable increase to our premium, children under the age of 26 can continue to have coverage under their parent insurance, there is no limit of care compare to when people use to run out of coverage and people with pre-existing conditions cannot be denied coverage. Here are the cons of ACA; it has cause insurance premium to rise due to the present of pre-existing condition coverage example, I use to pay about eighty dollars for coverage and now I am up one hundred ninety dollars, if you don’t have insurance coverage you are fine and taxes are also increasing to cover extra expenses on Medicare (US Department of Health and Human Services, …show more content…
The social Justice and Human right department are working so hard on eradicating these disparities so that people can be treated equally. The social justice and human right protection are out to promote justice by fighting against injustice and fairly allocating resources to the community, make sure everyone have equal access to quality health care, have right to better living condition that makes us healthy and also making sure health care is provided as a public good for everyone (National Economic & Social Rights Initiative,

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