Should America Keep the Affordable Care Act?

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The new healthcare law is being shoved down American throats. A recent statistic shows that 8.2 million Americans are not able to find jobs because of the Affordable Care Act. In order to get money for healthcare there are new taxes, on those who are paid more and also on young and healthy people. The ACA currently has had six lawsuits filed against it. The Affordable Care Act keeps getting delayed by the very administration that created it. Healthcare reform has cost lots of valuable money and time, caused confusion, and generated lawsuits challenging it.
The Affordable Care Act is President Obama’s new solution to provide healthcare coverage to uninsured Americans. The theory is that millions of uninsured Americans will get access to affordable health insurance through the government. The Affordable Care Act reforms Medicare. You cannot be dropped from coverage when you get sick. You cannot be denied coverage or treatment for being sick. You also cannot be charged more for being sick. Although these are all mostly the positive sides to the Affordable Care Act there are many negative. Since you cannot be dropped for being sick, it will make the prices for everyone’s insurance go up. Also, since so few young and healthy Americans have signed up, the math used to create the program is not adding up. Because there is so much confusion surrounding the specifics of the ACA, the Affordable Care Act keeps getting delayed. The Obama administration announced another delay on
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