Essay on The Affordable Care Act ( Aca )

1883 Words Nov 19th, 2016 8 Pages
Traveling across the last few decades, America has paved its path in the division of healthcare. One of the most highly debated laws implemented into place is the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court rendered the final decision to uphold the new healthcare law. On October 1, 2013, the Insurance Marketplace was opened to the public in order for citizens to be able to enroll in affordable insurance coverage plans. The ACA also known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or “Obamacare”, is sectioned into ten titles.
TITLE I: Quality, Affordable Health care for all Americans
TITLE II: The Role of Public Programs
TITLE III: Improving the Quality and Efficiency of Healthcare
TITLE IV: Prevention of Chronic Disease and Improving Public Health
TITLE V: Health Care Workforce
TITLE VI: Transparency and Program Integrity
TITLE VII: Improving Access to Innovative Medical Therapies
TITLE VIII: Community Living Assistance Services & Support Act (CLASS ACT)
TITLE IX: Revenue Provisions.
TITLE X: Reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act

The ACA established mandates regarding pre-existing health condition(s). Health insurance companies was once able to deny individuals coverage due to pre-existing condition(s). Before the ACA was placed, individuals were provided the option for the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan…

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