Healthcare Reform : Final Assignment

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Healthcare Reform: Final Assignment By: Rachael Worley Community Care College Abstract Over 54% of Americans are against the Health Care Reform act and I am part of that percentage. This reform is asking Americans to give up some of their freedoms or risk getting a penalty. Many parties/groups are against this reform act as well and the following paper will show some of the arguments they have against Obamacare. Healthcare Reform Obamacare, officially called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Plan, is reforming the healthcare industry and the American health care system: Even though this reform was developed to give America and more rights and protections within the healthcare system, many are saying it is taking their rights within the healthcare system away. The healthcare reform is said it will help tens of millions who are uninsured but many Americans are seeing Obamacare as a threat related to having the government force them into purchasing insurance or paying a penalty for not having insurance. “The law requires all Americans have health insurance by 2014 (or pay a per month fee for each month without minimum essential coverage). Although this shared responsibility provision is unofficially called an individual mandate, it was ruled to be in fact a tax and not a mandate by the June 28, 2012 Supreme court ruling.” (http://obamacarefacts.com/obamahealthcare-summary/, 2015). A total of 54% of Americans in a recent poll say they are against
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