The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Of 2010 ( Aca )

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) is a new health care legislation law passed by the American government in 2012 to reform the United States health care system. All the states will enact this legislation, however, selected will limit the provision provided to their citizens (Kaiser Commisson, 2013). According to Spares, (2011), the ACA opens the door for many 47 million nonelderly uninsured Americans who have never been eligible for affordable health care insurance including many of the 1.8 million uninsured Georgians. The ACA health care reform law’s goal is to decrease the number of uninsured community and increase health care regulations so that health care quality increases in a cost efficient way (Sparer, 2011). Part of the ACA’s provisions will be to increase wellness care for a healthier America to prevent costly chronic disease treatment (Knickman & Kovner, 2015).

The ACA’s impact on the people of Georgia will not meet the United States national goal but still will have some advantages. The intent of the health care reform law was to grant United States resident the right to Medicaid or affordable health care insurance through the health insurance marketplace (Short, 2013). The ACA is projected to expand health insurance coverage to an estimated 30 million to 34 million people. However, expansion of coverage is not an expansion of actual care, and the distinction is becoming clear (Petterson et al., 2012).
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