Preventative Care Policy Analysis

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Since the preventative care policy went into effect, the federal HHS Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) estimates that approximately 137 million people have received no-cost coverage for preventative services. However, there needs to be in an increase in public awareness regarding the policy. In March 2014, a report showed that less than half of the population (47%) knew that the affordable care act eliminated out-of-pocket expenses for preventative care (“Preventative Services Covered by Private Health Insurance Plans”, 2015). Since the implementation of the policy, there has been a drastic improvement in women’s healthcare. Before the ACA, women faced many challenges in the health insurance market. In 2012, a woman could
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