Health Coverage Needle And Its Impact On America 's Healthcare Landscape

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Over the recent years, healthcare in the United States has drastically changed. The industry has experienced continuous growth, due to an array of events. The introduction and passing of Affordable Care Act, the increase of Baby Boomers (individuals born between 1946-1960) reaching the age of retirement, and potential passing of immigration inclusion laws has impacted and will continue to impact America’s healthcare landscape. Numerous factors associated with the political, economic, social, technological, environmental, and legal aspects are key indicators into the potential success of the industry. Healthcare’s political factors are at an all-time high. The Affordable Care Act, or more commonly referred to as Obamacare, has moved the health coverage needle. More Americans, than ever before, now have the ability to attain and keep healthcare at lower cost. Millions of additional individuals are now included in the medical network. With the possibility of Immigration Reform, President Obama could potentially add millions of new citizens into the healthcare mix, thus expanding the healthcare scope. Overall, economic factors will always be unpredictable. Within the healthcare arena, today’s political aspects have directly impacted current and future economic variables. Obamacare places restrictions on insurance spikes without approved justification. The regulatory measures will keep citizens with medical coverage for longer timeframes. Affordability will be the
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