Obamacare : The Affordable Care Act Essay

1123 Words Oct 19th, 2015 5 Pages
Many United States citizens do not really understand the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare that was passed in congress without any republican signatures. United States citizens need to be informed why the affordable care act is nothing but bad for the United States. Obamacare is portrayed as a cost efficient plan, but in reality the plan is really costing the citizens a lot more money than what other countries put into their health plans. The Affordable Care Act has many attributes that United States citizens do not like. Some of these attributes are that the act has an individual mandate, which makes every citizen in the United States have healthcare insurance, or you will have to pay a penalty. Other factors that deter citizens away from the Affordable Care Act are higher premiums, higher taxes, and the young citizens in the United States. Also the United States citizens do not trust the federal government so they find it harder to accept the Affordable Care Act. The United States needs to get rid of this bad legislation known as The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and adapt some features like Frances health care process. The Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23rd, 2010, which made many United States citizens feeling uneasy about the new law and the concepts that make it up. Many polls have shown the same evidence and that is that less than fifty percent of American citizens oppose…

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