The Affordable Care Act Of Obamacare Essay

1087 Words Oct 14th, 2015 null Page
For 86% of Americans, health care as they know it will not be changed. The Affordable Care Act, arguably President Obama’s largest achievement in office, has faced much backfire, both with lack of support, as well as raised issues of Constitutionality. This being said, Obamacare has been implemented and now has goals to be fully functional by the year 2016. Many Americans did not know how this change in national health care effects them, which is why many people are against it, simply because they don’t like change, and they don’t like not knowing what to expect. With Obamacare though, the majority, 86% of Americans, will not see extensive changes in their health care, if they even see any changes at all. What the Affordable Care Act mainly focus’ on is the other percentage of Americans, those who are either employed part time or by a small business, self-employed, or unemployed. Obamacare is a way to provide affordable and effective health care to this percentage of the population.
The Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, offers four different kinds of plans from HealthCare.gov, its official marketplace. The four different levels of plans are bronze, silver, gold and platinum; the bronze level being the least expensive plan with the least amount of coverage, and platinum being the most expensive plan with the highest coverage offered. Each of the plans has to cover the ten required essential health benefits defined in the Affordable Care Act. Those benefits are…

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