Essay about The Affordable Care Act ( Aca )

727 Words Mar 25th, 2016 3 Pages
American’s current health care system has become one of the nation’s leading controversial nuisance. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was originally created with morals of assuring every American individual’s right to attain health care regardless of financial circumstances or pre-existing conditions along with government support if needed. Unfortunately, amongst the fabricated promises of security and assistance, this fragmented system impels families to remain uncomfortable and stressed. The additional costs and hidden fees that are woven into health insurance contracts are becoming increasingly more unbearable with every passing year. Our health plan options are seemingly appearing less like decent choices and more like mandatory commitments. With exceedingly high premiums and deductibles for enrollees, overly restrictive and inefficient health plan options, and the escalating prices of pharmaceuticals, the Affordable Care Act burdens millions of Americans with irrational health care. Costly premiums and deductibles allow private insurance companies to continually profit money off of hardworking Americans. Many families are having to spend thousands of dollars before being able to benefit from their health care plans because of expensive deductibles. A total of 41 states face another increase in deductibles this year. Sy Kraft, author from Medical News Today, reports that “during 2010, some fifty-two million Americans went without health insurance, compared to thirty-eight…

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