Obamacare And Affordable Care Act

1728 WordsApr 22, 20157 Pages
The United States of America is the most prosperous and free country in the world because of hard working citizens and the God-given freedoms we possess. America has contributed countless scientific and medical discoveries and accomplished feats deemed impossible by others. The wealth and progress in this country was not brought about by government intervention and supervision, but from individuals who had the freedom to do what they did best. Because of this freedom, America’s healthcare is currently unmatched anywhere in the world. Though other countries may tout free healthcare, they make it up with burdening taxes, understaffed hospitals, and incredibly long wait periods. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act puts America’s healthcare system in jeopardy of falling into the same trap. “Obamacare”, as it is referred to, moves America to a bureaucratized and overburdened system having far reaching consequences on taxpayers, professionals, and patients and should be repealed. President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act H.R. 3590 into law on March 23, 2010. It was passed along with the Health Care and Educational Reconciliation Act and the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility act of 2010. Opponents see this healthcare mandate as an unprecedented and unconstitutional violation of personal liberty. The mandate effectively restructures American healthcare by flipping the balance of authority away from the private sector and onto the Federal Government. One

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