Affordable Healthcare Act And Affordable Care Act

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On March 23, 2010 President Barack Obama signed into law The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as The Affordable Healthcare Act, aka Obamacare. In this paper I am going to explain some of the major parts of the Affordable Healthcare Act and explain where I stand with this law. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was designed to improve the healthcare and health insurance business in the United States of America. Some of the main focuses of Obamacare is to add new gains for health care, more rights, more security, and making health care more affordable and more accessible to every citizen in the United States. Before the Affordable Healthcare Act was signed into law it could become rather difficult to get health insurance. If a person tried to get health insurance you could be charged extra or completely denied from a health insurance plan solely based on certain things about a person that could not be helped. If a person wanted health insurance but have a pre-existing condition, that alone is grounds for health insurance companies to deny a person from coverage, or charged a ridiculous amount of money. A pre-existing condition includes having a chronic disease, which almost one in two adults have; many people die each year from a chronic disease that could have easily been treated but because it is a pre-existing condition these people could either not afford or were denied the coverage. Another reason why the insurance company could
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