Overview Of The Affordable Care Act (ACA)

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was created by President Barack Obama on March 23rd, 2010. This act created several policies that covered many individuals in the United States who were previously uninsured. The ACA mostly focus on improving health by creating initiatives that improve access to healthcare, lowering healthcare cost, improving quality of healthcare, and updating new consumer protections. According to authors Gruber and Sommers, “Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act(ACA), an estimated 20 million Americans have gained health insurance, and the country’s uninsured rate has dropped from 16% to 9% since 2010 (Gruber & Sommers, 2016). The issue with health insurance in the United States is that it is primarily expensive, while
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