The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a health care reform law that was voted into enactment in March of 2010 (Summary of the Affordable Care Act, 2013). The ACA consists of many different parts of which come from the Affordable Health Care for America Act, the Patient Protection Act various parts of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act and the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (Affordable Care Act Summary, n.d.). The original goal of the ACA was to cut back on the amount of dollars that was being spent on health care
On March 23rd, 2010 the president of the United States, Barack Obama, signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), which is commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or familiarly the Obamacare (What is ObamaCare). President Obama created ACA to make health care more affordable and accessible for people in the United States. The Affordable Care Act guarantees most people will have health insurances as well as reduces the high cost of health care of individual and government. These are also two points that the ACA achieve and will continuously achieve.
Obama’s Health Care Reform, better known as ObamaCare was signed into law on March 23, 2010. It is officially called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or Affordable Care Act (ACA). This act is meant to provide affordable, good quality health care to all Americans and to cut health care spending. The ACA has been on ongoing struggle to reform the health care system. Almost 50 million Americans still lack health coverage despite the fact that ObamaCare continues to help provide an increasing amount of Americans with access to affordable, quality health insurance . ObamaCare doesn’t take place until 2014, 2013 is considered one of the most important years in history of ObamaCare.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148) was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Along with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (signed March 30), the Act is a product of the health care reform efforts of the Democratic 111th Congress and the Obama administration. The law includes health-related provisions to take effect over the next four years, including expanding Medicaid eligibility for people
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, putting in place comprehensive reforms that improve access to affordable health coverage for everyone and to protect consumers from abusive insurance company practices (Whitehouse.gov). President Obama states that the Affordable Care Act is the most important health care legislation enacted in the United
The ACA is a combination of two separate bills: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is also known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this law is the landmark health reform legislation passed by the 111th Congress and was signed into law on March 23, 2010. The legislation includes a long list of health-related provisions that began taking effect in 2010 and will continue to be rolled out over the next four years. Provisions are intended to extend coverage to millions of uninsured Americans, to implement measures that will lower health care cost and improve system efficiency, and to eliminate industry practices that include rescission and denial of
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Affordable Care Act and/or Obamacare) was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23rd, 2010. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted to increase the affordability of health insurance by controlling the
The Affordable Care Act has been a hot topic of discussion for almost 6 years. The Affordable Care Act or, Obamacare, is a federal statute that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23rd, 2010. The Affordable Care Act guarantees access to health care for all Americans, mandates the exploration of new approaches to coordinated health care delivery, gives physicians more information to make them better clinicians and patients more information to make them more
In 2010 President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. ACA is pivotal legislation that had rippling effects throughout the healthcare system. The Affordable Care Act was drafted with the sole intention of expanding healthcare access across the country. Under the ACA, Americans are now mandated to purchase health insurance or face a penalty. Americans without insurance are able to get coverage by purchasing through the insurance exchange or by qualifying for Medicaid. The poverty level was raised for Medicaid and new provisions allowed single men to also qualify. Anyone that does not qualify for Medicaid would need to purchase a plan on the insurance exchange and various subsidies are available based on income level.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or as it’s more affably known, Obamacare, was signed into law by President Barack Obama
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law on March 23rd, 2010 by President Barack Obama. This radical health care law was a much-needed step in comprehensive health insurance reform. Three important features of the Affordable Care Act are 1. Improving quality and lowering health care costs 2. New consumer protections and 3. Increased access to healthcare. (Key Features. 2014). Under the umbrella of these three key features additional benefits include free preventive care, drug discounts for senior citizens, increased protection against health care fraud, small business tax credits, increased access to health care through the health insurance marketplace, consumer assistance, and non-discrimination based on pre-existing conditions.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which is also known to many as Obamacare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010 in order to reform the healthcare industry in the United States. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is made up of the Affordable Health Care for America Act, the Patient Protection Act, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act. It also includes amendments to many existing U.S. laws. The Affordable Care Act is very long to read, according to Obamacarefacts.com, “The Affordable care Act contains over a thousand pages of reforms to the insurance and health care industries.” However, most of the important reforms are included in the first