Patient Protection Affordable Care Act Essay

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Patient Protection Affordable Care Act
Lewis A. Moore Jr.
Southern New Hampshire University

Author Note
Lewis A. Moore Jr. is a student at Southern New Hampshire University who is currently enrolled in ENG 123. This research paper was developed to show how the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act has helped to make healthcare more affordable for Americans. All correspondence regarding the information provided should be addressed to Lewis A. Moore Jr. at lewis.moore@snhu.edu

Abstract
This paper examines the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act and identifies why the PPACA has made health care more affordable for Americans. Most of the information provided comes from the “Patients Bill of Rights” and the actual act itself.

Patient Protection Affordable Care Act
The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has created an open exchange between consumers and health care providers to create affordable health care coverage for Americans. A new law “Patient’s Bill of Rights” allows more Americans to make informed choices about their health care coverage. The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and after months of deliberation the Supreme Court rendered a final verdict on June 28, 2012.
“This Act puts individuals, families and small business owners in control of their health care. It reduces premium costs for millions of working families and small businesses by providing hundreds of billions of dollars in tax relief – the largest…

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