The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Of 2010 ( Ppaca )

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Defining the Problem The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) is “a highly complex and multifaceted policy in addition to being political controversial” (Kraft & Furlong, 2015). Changes made to the law by subsequent legislation, focuses on provisions to expand coverage, control health care costs, and improve health care delivery system. Some changes require most U.S. citizens and legal residents to have health insurance. The problem with this is that not all states accept PPACA and not all can afford health insurance, as a result, either get an exemption or pay a fee.
Biblical guidelines.
The Bible is full of God’s social responsibility to man, and the loving accountability of Christ. Mark 9:14-29; “a certain man, kneeling down to him, requested him to have mercy on his son, who was considered a lunatic; Christ inquired of the timeline his son was diagnosed, the man’s responded, since he was born” (Bible Gateway, 2016, KJV). Eventually Christ healed the man’s son demonstrating both his sovereignty, and loving accountability to man. According to Monsma (2008), “government is partial, and not a complete answer” (p.138). In the long run, Fisher (2013) believe, “God is the source of all truth, power, and authority (p.1).
Constitutional guidelines. In 2010, Congress enacted the PPACA in order to increase the number of Americans covered by health insurance and decrease the cost of health care (H.H.S, 2011). The legislation of the Affordable Care Act…

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