Changing The Geography Of Health Care

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Changing the Geography of Healthcare
Thomas Gordon
HCS/490
December 7, 2015

Changing the Geography of Health Care

President Obama on March 23, 2010 signed one of the biggest reforming acts of our century, the Affordable Care Act or to some refer to it as “Obama Care”. This was President Obama’s finest moments for some and for others it was believed that it wasn’t great idea to create such a law act. The Affordable Care Act law was created and established to change everything about health care and bring in magnificent reforms. This law was given to citizens to have access to healthcare despite income or any pre-existing conditions or stipulations. Most are the benefits that are offered by Obama Care is that: Children can’t be denied care because of a pre-existing condition, specific persons with pre-existing conditions can now have insurance access, and young adults can stay in their parents’ insurance until the age of 26. Insurance coverage aren’t and can’t be denied because of any errors made on the application, which wasn’t allowed in the past.
There were huge amounts of tests and service that wasn’t taken care of without having co-pays but, now things like colonoscopies, mammograms, and other preventative tests and services will be covered without co-pays primary care physicians are receiving increased. Medicaid payments, the implementation for lager employers with fifty employees have been delayed until 2015, and will definitely have to be able to…
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