Obamacare : The Affordable Health Care Act

1610 WordsMay 7, 20167 Pages
The changes that have been made have been monumental in the health care world. These changes have been positive as well as negative. This new government policy has come about through the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. This new program has been so purely monumental, because government until then had not been directly involved with health care as much as they are. Benefits include lower costs, and thousands of uninsured individuals and families with health care. Downsides are more and higher taxes, and health insurance goes up. There has been much controversy centered around this topic, and many debates bring the good and bad points of Obama care. One significant fact about Obamacare, is that a lot of Americans don’t understand what Obama care is and what it actually is designed to accomplish. The important question to ask, is do the benefits outweigh cons? Many say yes, and many would like to challenge that. The Affordable Health Care act was designed to give aid to thousands that did not, or could not have health care and it has done exactly that, however it has made others pay in their place, and the question still stands. Is that right, or wrong? The Affordable Health Care Act, (ACA) has many benefits. In the years 2014, and 2015 more people have been able to receive health care than ever before. According to Obamacarefacts.com, 15.9 million men women, and children have received care that are above the poverty line. This a new role that the United
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