"Affordable Care Act" Essays and Research Papers

  • Affordable Care Act

    The Patient Affordable Care Act also known as the Obamacare was created on March 23, 2012. The Affordable Care Act is a health care law that aims to ensure that all Americans have access to quality, affordable healthcare by increasing access to health coverage for Americans and introducing new protections for people who already have health insurance this law will hopefully create the transformation within the health care system necessary to contain cost. The ACA law puts in place comprehensive health...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Health care, Health economics 1092  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hr 3590 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    HR 3590 Patient protection and affordable care act Introduction When president Obama took office in 2009, one of the issues that he stressed the most was the idea of passing the federal health care law that can grant health care for those who cannot afford health insurance. 133 health care bills were presented by both the Democratic and Republican representatives during the 111th session of Congress. Majority of the Democrats supported these health care measures while the Republicans opposed...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Barack Obama, Health care 2233  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act

    Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the new health care reform law in America and is often called by its nick-name Obamacare. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are made up of the Affordable Health Care for America Act, the Patient Protection Act, and the health care related sections of the The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act and the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act. It also includes amendments to other laws like the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act...

    Health, Health care, Health care in the United States 375  Words | 2  Pages

  • ORGANIZATIONAL OBJECTIVES AND TOTAL COMPENSATION IN DIFFERENT MARKETS

    the total compensation package within the organization. One in particular is the Affordable Healthcare Act. Two biotech organizations and their total compensation package will be discussed. The Affordable Health Care Act The Affordable Health Care Act was designed to help all people obtain and maintain their healthcare coverage even in the event of loss of employment. The creation of the Afforadble Health Care Act allows insurance companies “from discriminating against anyone with a pre-existing...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Biotechnology, Employee assistance programs 631  Words | 5  Pages

  • BUL6810 ACA Paper

     The Affordable Care Act Yolanda Evans Florida International University BUL6810: The Legal Environment of Business The Affordable Care Act The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a health care reform law that was voted into enactment in March of 2010 (Summary of the Affordable Care Act, 2013). The ACA consists of many different parts of which come from the Affordable Health Care for America Act, the Patient Protection Act various parts...

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health care, Health insurance 2536  Words | 11  Pages

  • Advocacy Role paper

    This issue is being buried by the American Medical Association. The Affordable care Act addressed the reimbursement of physicians but APN were not mentioned. 1997 budget act is the last legislation passed that addressed reimbursement for advanced practice nurses. This act decided that advanced practice nurses are entitled to reimbursement. The legislators in Tennessee at that time voted for or against the act. This issue has not been addressed since then which could say that this is not...

    Advanced practice nurse, General practitioner, Healthcare occupations 727  Words | 3  Pages

  • OBAMACARE MISINTERPRETATION

    Historical Misrepresentation of the Affordable Care Act Affordable Care Act also known as ObamaCare is a statute signed into a law by President Barack Obama on March, 23 2010. This act is a part of a health care reform which among other things will change and regulate requirements for employers group insurance plans as well as private health plans and public health programs. Ever...

    Barack Obama, Economics, Federal government of the United States 607  Words | 4  Pages

  • Problems with Obamacare

    slowly taking away pre-existing conditions to expanding health services. However, there are multiple problems with ObamaCare that Americans can’t stop talking about. Although ObamaCare allows tens of millions of uninsured Americans get access to affordable health insurance, it also means there will be new taxes. Most of the new taxes are on individuals making over $200,000 and families making over $250,000, large businesses with over 50 full-time equivalent employees making over $250,000, and industries...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Barack Obama, Health care 1000  Words | 3  Pages

  • Policy Process Part I

    Policy Process Part I Women’s health care needs will always maintain a policy status as technology and changes in medicine or services occur. As long as women continue to dominate stakeholder status, reforms of programs are very much in need so that every women regardless of status can receive quality care without high cost, restrictions, or refusals for pre-existing conditions “because being a women is not a pre-existing condition” (KaiserEDU.org, 2012a, p. 1). So to understand the processes...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Health care, Health insurance 1296  Words | 4  Pages

  • ObamaCare Case Study

     On March 10, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called “ObamaCare,” became law. The basic premise of the law established state-based health insurance exchanges via the Internet, in which individuals and small businesses could purchase private insurance plans. The Obama administration claimed the website would be a simple, easy to use, one stop destination for uninsured Americans to find affordable health care. However, on the launch date for the website, October...

    1966, 1973, 1979 853  Words | 4  Pages

  • Small Business and United States Economy

    Introduction In this essay it will be addressing the upcoming healthcare known as Obamacare. What is Obamacare? Obamacare is a new law signed by President Barack Obama; its main focus is to provide affordable health care, whether the American people like it not. If an American chooses not have health insurance, an individual could be fined. As Obamacare approaches and becomes into effect in approximately 6 months it has become one of the most controversial subjects affecting the American people...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Barack Obama, Business 1742  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hsc 4222-372

    less familiar, find it difficult to rationalise losing skills at such a young age, find it more difficult to access appropriate information and support. Much of the support for people with dementia comes from family and friends, who provide unpaid care. Younger people with dementia are more likely to have younger partners and family, who may be in work and/or education. This may mean that their friends and family are also less available to provide support for them. The specific needs of younger people...

    Abuse, Affordable Health Care for America Act, Alzheimer's disease 1996  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hr 3590 Patient Protection Act and Affordable Care Act 2010

    H.R. 3590 Patient Protection Act and Affordable Care Act 2010 H.R. 3590 is intended to expand access to health insurance, reform the health insurance market to provide additional consumer protections, and improve the health care delivery system to reduce costs and produce better outcomes. The bill would expand insurance coverage to 94% yet leaving 24 million Americans without insurance coverage, at the same time suppose to improve the functioning of the individual and small group insurance markets...

    Health care, Health care provider, Health economics 570  Words | 2  Pages

  • Role of Nurses in Transitional Care

    Transitional Care is an innovative topic in the healthcare arena. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) more than one-third of Medicare beneficiaries who are discharged from a hospital are re-hospitalized within 90 days and most of these are preventable. This indicates a need to improve coordination of post-discharge care. Health Care Reform’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Section 3026: Directs the Secretary to establish a Community-Based Care Transitions...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 331  Words | 2  Pages

  • matrix to plato

    though the Act was signed in 2010 there are still a large percentage of Americans that hasn’t been educated on the subject. Amadeo is targeting that percentage to inform them about ObamaCare and how it applies to them. Amadeo earned two Master’s degrees: one in Business from Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Sloan School of Management and one in Business Planning from Boston College. Amadeo informs the reader about the main advantage of the Affordable Care Act. It lowers health care costs...

    According to Jim, Health care, Massachusetts 441  Words | 2  Pages

  • Obamacare

    23, 2010 Obama signed into law Affordable Care Act, or better known as Obamacare. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, it represents the most significant government expansion and regulatory overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 (www.obamacarefacts.com). Obamacare was enacted to provide affordable health insurance to 44 million uninsured Americans and to reduce the growth in health care spending. Obamacare has done some...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Barack Obama, Health care 636  Words | 2  Pages

  • Hsa 505

    Assignment #1 – “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” Terizian Ghourghy Dr. Daniel W. Jackson HSA 505 Health Services Strategic Marketing July 10, 2011 1. Determine how this Federal law will affect market-driven and non-market driven decisions. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will have a great effect on the market-driven The concept of "market-driven management" is practiced with great success by many of the world's leading corporations. But, it is a concept...

    Affect, Cengage Learning, Customer 512  Words | 2  Pages

  • Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

    varied aged youth are disposed into foster care for a variety of reasons such as uncontrolled behaviors, parental/caretaker abuse, neglect and/or substance dependence of a parent/caretaker. Intended to be impermanent, arrangements [foster care placement] are with an understanding of the primary goal being that of reunification with the parent/caretaker in the majority cases. Contrariwise, an ever-increasing percentage of youth entering the foster care system are unable to succeed in reunifying...

    Aging out, Child protection, Foster care 1819  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act

    To what extent should the Affordable Care Act “Obama Care”, be the responsibility of the Federal government, and not the burden of the state under the guidelines of Federalism? In the past years down to 2008 we the people have heard conflicting arguments about the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obama Care”. Obama Care is a health insurance plan ran by the federal government. A health insurance plan in which everyone in the United States is eligible to have weather you are rich, middle class...

    Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Health care 1140  Words | 3  Pages

  • Foster Care Research

    field of foster care. It will focus on foster care social workers, foster care parents, children in foster care, etc. In this work there will also be reference to aspects of adoption and foster care together. This paper will encompass all parties affected by foster care and will ultimately talk about what qualities are expected of social workers who work in foster care.   America is facing daily challenges when it comes to abortion, children with no place to go, the foster care system, adoption...

    Attachment theory, Dimension, Family 1589  Words | 4  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act

     The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on North Carolina’s Uninsured Population Wendy Neal Walden University NURS6050, Section N-2, Policy and Advocacy for Improving Population Health January 8, 2015 Abstract The Affordable Care Act Health coverage was developed to provide and guarantee coverage for sickness, injury and preventable health measures. Many people suffer from illness’ that go untreated because they have no health insurance or cannot afford it. The Patient...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 1714  Words | 9  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act - Essay

    The Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is considered to be one of the most radical health care moves in legislation after Medicare. The reason being that it will provide universal health coverage to everyone regardless of circumstance. An evaluation of ACA’s influence on health care will be evaluated in this paper. The Cost of Health Care As the new healthcare law takes effect insurance premiums are expected to rise. On average for the last six years insurances premiums have...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 1500  Words | 4  Pages

  • Affordable health care act

    10/31/2013 Homework Please research the Affordable health care act (also known as Obamacare) a). Please describe briefly your understanding of the act b) Please give 2 pros and 2 cons in regards to the act c)  From administrative law standpoint please discuss the act. Hint. What agency would manage the Act... did Congress start the act... was an executive order used....  This is a free for all question. a) The Affordable Health Care for America Act was a bill that was crafted by the United...

    111th United States Congress, Barack Obama, Health care 696  Words | 3  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act

     Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 2010 Quality, Affordable Health Care for all Americans Change Analysis: Title I Title I of the Affordable Care Act provides individuals, families, and small business owner control over their health care. This Act gives the middle-class the largest tax cut on health care our country has ever seen. Millions of working families and small businesses will benefit from decreased insurance premiums that will...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 2368  Words | 10  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act essay

    Devry University | Affordable Care Act | Health Care Policy | | Glen Tepper | 2/24/2013 | | Affordable Care Act The affordable care act was passed by congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010. On June 28th 2012 the Supreme Court rendered a final decision on the law. The affordable care act also known as the health care law offers clear choices for consumers and provides new ways to hold insurance companies accountable. As of September 23, 2012...

    Deductible, Disability insurance, Health care 1946  Words | 6  Pages

  • Impact of the Affordable Care ACT

     Impact of the Affordable Care Act Donna Proctor Walden University NURS-6050N Section 1, Policy & Advocacy for Population Health October 2, 2014 Impact of the Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law by President Barack Obama early in 2010. The ACA was introduced into law to help provide access to affordable and quality health insurance to more Americans than ever before. The goal was to reduce health care cost for individuals and government. It has allowed more...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 1561  Words | 8  Pages

  • Affordable Care ACT

     THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Impact of the Affordable Care Act The patient protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) is expected to have a major impact on the financing of healthcare, principally by expanding insurance coverage to approximately 32 million of the current 50.7 million uninsured by 2014. If the goal is reached, 95% of all Americans will have health insurance (Kovner& Knickman, 2011). The Affordable Care Act will expand coverage in two key ways: expanding Medicaid...

    Health care, Health disparities, Health economics 871  Words | 3  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act

    Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Yolanda Raqueno HCS/455 April 17, 2013 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act The goal of this essay is to discuss the health care system in the United States. Another aim of this essay is to discuss the health policy, to improve, and to reduce inequalities. In the United States the private insurance system is a major provider of health care services, health care system is expensive and in many cases not efficient. This essay focuses...

    Health care, Health care reform in the United States, Health economics 1425  Words | 5  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act

    Professor Iwanek Govt 2305 10/06/13 Executive Summary on The Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the new health care reform law otherwise known as ObamaCare. The ACA attempts to reform the healthcare system through affordable quality health insurance, and by reducing the increase of healthcare spending. Reforms include new benefits, rights and protections, rules for insurance companies, taxes, tax breaks, funding, spending, the creation of committees, education, new job creation...

    Barack Obama, Health, Health care 925  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act

    Affordable Care Act Currently in the Human Services field there are many laws that are either in motion or are in the process of being so. With the given information, one law that’s been discussed a lot lately is the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act is “the nation’s health reform law that was enacted in March 2010” (APHA, 2014). This act has made an enormous impact on the way the human service field operates on a daily basis. The Affordable Care Act is one law that has brought more...

    Argument, Health, Health care 1123  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act

    The Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act, also known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was put into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. The focus of the Act is a health care law geared towards improving the health care system of the United States by broadening medical coverage to more Americans, as well as protecting the existing health insurance policy holders. The Obama Administration, states that those people that already have...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 2150  Words | 7  Pages

  • Independent Living

    Composition, Professor Hilton Assignment: Research Paper 11-30-10 Independent Living Foster care is supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home. When a youth turns eighteen, he/she “ages out” of foster care. Once that happens, the youth now transitions from foster care to an Independent Living Program. The Independent Living Program is vitally important for the youth because it provides them with the...

    Family, Foster care, Foster Care Independence Act 774  Words | 3  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act - 1

    | Affordable Care Act? | Aka Obamacare | Angela Phillips 6/19/2012 Heald College Portland | The Affordable Care Act is a health care law that aims to improve our current health care system by increasing access to health coverage for Americans and introducing new protections for people who have health insurance. If you have health insurance, you will benefit from steps to stop insurance companies from cancelling your coverage if you get sick. The law will also require insurance plans...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 1509  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act is Constitutional

    Tyler Leiskau Professor Brown English 102 15 April 2012 The Affordable Care Act is Constitutional Health care has been a political issue since President Johnson signed the Social Security Act in 1965 that provided Medicare (Health Insurance) for United States citizens 65 years and older. Since 1965 when President Johnson signed the Social Security Act, health care has changed. In 1972 Medicare was now available for younger people who had disabilities and who could not afford Health Insurance...

    Health care, Health insurance, Healthcare reform 1509  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act

    Table of Contents • Overview of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 • Pros and cons as a health policy • The impact on the views of the Democrats and Republicans • Discuss specific factors that contributed to the ability of the House of Representatives and the Senate to approve this legislation. • Discuss the impact on the American consumer The Affordable Care Act objective is to decrease health care expenses through services presented to individuals at this time...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 1311  Words | 4  Pages

  • Affordable Health Care Act

    Affordable Care Act and the Rural American The United States in the past month has gone through a rollercoaster ride of events, from government shutdown to fiscal cliff deadline. All of these fall short to the main focus of this paper. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will affect every person in the United States however; I will focus on the benefits of the ACA on the rural American. The ACA was passed in 2010. On October 1st, 2013 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 1278  Words | 3  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act

     Affordable Care Act Topics Joseph L. Mitchell, Jr. January 22, 2014 HCS/490 Dr. Michael Minor Summaries The Marketplace is a new method of finding health coverage that best fits an individuals needs and budget. Prior to the Affordable Care Act being approved, individuals were not able to acquire health insurance benfits as easily as it is now. Individuals simply apply for coverage based on options that available on the Marketplace website. Regardless of the state one lives...

    Business, Disability insurance, Health care 937  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act

    Honors- Period 2 27 February 2014 Affordable Care Act: Opposing The dream is health coverage for everyone in the United States.  It will not matter if you are rich or poor, sick or well.  Congress recently passed a bill that reaches for this goal.  The bill is called the Affordable Care Act.  The new healthcare bill, hereafter called the ACA, has changed healthcare in the United States forever, but not for the better.  There are three points of view on the new Act:  global-professional, individual-professional...

    Health care, Health care in the United States, Health care provider 1380  Words | 6  Pages

  • Health Care and Affordable Care Act

    Geetika Ghai December 1, 2012 HSCI 190 Obama Care The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obama Care has been a hot controversial topic that aroused back in 2008 when President Obama, at that time Senator Obama put onto the plate while running for the presidential seat. While there are many different perspectives related to this topic, it is up to each individual to decide whether it is beneficial or detrimental. In this day and age where the cost of living...

    2008 Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton 996  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act

     The Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care, also known by its nickname “Obamacare”, is federal healthcare legislation that was passed through congress and signed by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was designed to provide affordable health insurance for everyone in the country. The ACA faced many legal challenges after President Obama signed it into law, and the legal proceedings...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 1990  Words | 6  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act

     Affordable Care Act Jateum M. Blackburn January 29, 2014 Affordable Care Act The Future of Mental Health Services For NRSG-540 Health Care Policy Southern Adventist University School of Nursing The Future of Mental Health Services The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also coined ObamaCare, is in effect and is the present and future of America today. It is important that we are able to understand the laws and changes that have been made because it affects us as not only healthcare providers...

    Health care, Health care provider, Health economics 1243  Words | 6  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act

    Affordable Health Care Act By Cecily Blakely Macroeconomics Mr. Mirijanian March 1st, 2014 Affordable Health Care Act Purpose Statement Health care reform has been a budding issue within the United States this past year, and problems continue to surface. At the beginning of this process, Americans wanted the government to ensure that all citizens would be able to have affordable and good health care, no matter what their financial situation. The price for health care was increasing...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 2589  Words | 11  Pages

  • Health Care and Affordable Care Act

    Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Means for Individuals Melanie Walker COM/156 September 23, 2012 Alicia Cathell Many of us have heard in the news that major changes are coming to health insurance. The new act will affect everyone by changing the way insurance is handled and how we receive our healthcare. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare or PPACA) will take effect over the next few years. Some citizens feel threatened by this act because of the negative...

    Health care, Health care provider, Health economics 1625  Words | 5  Pages

  • Understanding the affordable care act

     Understanding the Affordable Care Act Understanding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act(PPACA or ACA) can be difficult but it is not as confusing as it may seem. This paper will highlight some of the provisions that have already been implemented and will discuss how it affects me, healthcare workers, and the citizens of Arkansas. There are two provisions I will discuss that went into effect on January 1, 2011. One is known as the Medical-Loss Ratio(MLR) and the other is a policy focused...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 1271  Words | 6  Pages

  • Health Care and Affordable Care Act

    Recommendation Report on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Identify the topic and purpose of your memo-to propose or ask permission to write a report on a specific topic to satisfy course requirements. Be sure to state clearly the subject, purpose, specific audience and report type for your project. PROJECT OVERVIEW The purpose of this memo is to ask permission to write a report on PPACA- Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Importance of Research* I am writing about...

    Bias, Congressional Research Service, Health care 828  Words | 4  Pages

  • Health Care and Affordable Care Act

    physician, and the lofty health care insurance premiums rendering most Americas unable to seek notable medical attention. The government sought to fix this problem and made an attempt by proposing a health care reform bill. After all the votes were tallied and The 111th United States Congress gave the green light, President Barack Obama enacted into law on Tuesday march 23, 2010 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) also known as Obama care. This piece of legislature was created...

    Barack Obama, Cancer, Health 843  Words | 3  Pages

  • Child Protective Services Pros and Cons

    years. The purpose of DCFS is to protect abused and neglected children. The program is The program is responsible for the investigation of child abuse and neglect complaints, child protection, family preservation, family reconciliation, foster care, group care, in-home services, independent living and adoption services for children ages 0 to 18 years. I specifically worked in the Legally Free Unit of DCFS which is for children ages approximately 7-17 whose parents have has their parental rights terminated...

    Adoption and Safe Families Act, Aging out, Child protection 2380  Words | 6  Pages

  • Impact of Affordable Care Act on Medicare

    What is the Impact of ACA on Medicare? Tyeisha Molina Managed Care and Insurance Professor Conway October 21, 2012 Abstract There are many changes being made by the Affordable Care Act which will have an impact on Medicare. Affordable Care Act makes Medicare stronger as well as assists the elderly with taking responsibility of their health outcomes. The act will provide essential free assistances which include preventive services, yearly wellness appointments...

    Health care, Health insurance, Medicare and Medicaid 1871  Words | 6  Pages

  • Key Components Of Affordable Care Act

     Key Components of Affordable Care Act Mary Kaiser HCS/455 March 16, 2015 Doris Chimera Key Components of Affordable Care Act The discussion for this paper addresses key elements of the Affordable Care Act. These areas include the following requirements for implementing this act among employers, employees on benefits and drawbacks of health insurance coverage. These areas will include coverage for the individual, businesses, expansion of coverage and what and who is covered under these types...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 858  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    Annette Shifflett POL 210 J. Pedigo The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was signed by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010, put into place healthcare and insurance reforms intended to assist all Americans in their endeavor to obtain affordable healthcare and insurance. Those Americans, who had been previously unable to obtain even basic healthcare because they made too much money for Medicaid but could not afford to pay insurance...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health care provider 892  Words | 5  Pages

  • Affordable Care Act Helps or Hurts

    Affordable Care Act, Helps or Hurts Brian Steensen HCS 571 January 14, 2014 Theresa Pichelmeyer Affordable Care Act, Helps or Hurts The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the most radical health care change through legislation by the United States government as Medicare. The Affordable Care Act has given over to the United States government the right to strictly regulate the whole of the health care system. The definition of socialism by Merriam-Webster is “any of various economic and political...

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health care, Health economics 1440  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act, Helping or Hurting?

    The Affordable Care Act, Helping or Hurting? Merriam-Webster’s definition of socialism is “any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods”. The Affordable Care act permits the U.S. Government to strictly regulate the health care system, almost to the point of eventual monopolization. The act is also known as “Obamacare”, even though it is a program Democrats have sought to pass...

    Federal government of the United States, Health care, Health economics 1976  Words | 5  Pages

  • Contemporary Health Care Issue: The Affordable Care Act

    Contemporary Health Care Issue: The Affordable Care Act Mary Kennedy Grand Canyon University HCA 530 Healthcare Policies and Economics Professor Steve Klense Contemporary Health Care Issue: The Affordable Care Act Introduction More than 45 million Americans are uninsured. Even those that do have health insurance often face financial and other barriers when getting healthcare. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) removes most of these financial barriers (Kocher, Emanuel, & DeParle, 2010). The...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 1408  Words | 4  Pages

  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) signed into law by president Obama on March 23, 2010 is arguably the most extensive reform of health care law ever to be enacted in the U.S. It will impact the way professionals practice health care, the way insurance companies handle health care as a product, and the way consumers purchase and use health care as a service. The Affordable Health Care Act is primarily aimed at reducing the number...

    Disability insurance, Health care, Health economics 1439  Words | 4  Pages

  • Economic Impact of Affordable Care Act

    the Affordable Care Act” The current healthcare system over burdens the economy and is far too costly in comparison to the health benefits it delivers. The United States spends about 50 percent more on healthcare than any other developed country (as a fraction of our total national economy) and we get less for it on what matters. The human capital required to obtain these services leaves many Americans doing without or not receiving the medical treatment required. The Affordable Care Act may...

    Economics, Economy, Economy of the United States 999  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    Davis Weiss The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is a federal statute that was signed into law in America by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. It is divided into 10 titles. The bill contains provisions that will go into effect on June 21, 2010 and September 23, 2010. Also, the additional provisions will go into effect in 2014. Title I of H.R. 3590 will ensure quality affordable health care for all Americans by eliminating discriminatory practices by health insurers such...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 1023  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Affordable Care Act: Is It Bad for America?

    Is The Affordable Care Act Bad For America? It has been two years since president Obama put a new health care reform into law, also named the affordable health care act plan (ACA).The reform obligates every individual to obtain health care insurance, or else penalized. The United States spends more on healthcare than any other industrialized nation. Even with Medicare and Medicaid; there are still almost 50 million people without healthcare coverage. By offering universal health care, the reform...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 1681  Words | 5  Pages

  • Medicare: Health Care and Affordable Care Act

    December 6, 2010 Professor Jones Medicare and Medicaid Medicaid and Medicare was created and called the Social Security Act of 1965 to provide coverage for medical treatment for qualified individuals and their families. Medicaid is a program that is jointly funded and managed by the federal and state governments that reimburse hospital and physician for providing care to qualified patients who cannot afford medical expense. To qualify for Medicaid he or she must be a United States or resident...

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health care, Health care provider 1277  Words | 4  Pages

  • Affordable Care

    Name Prof Course Date Title The “Affordable Care Act” much better known as “Obamacare” is a new law that was recently passed under the Obama administration. This is a law that revamped the American health care system. Ever since the Affordable Care Act was passed we have seen a lot of controversy in society in regards to health care. Strongly supported by a liberal democratic party and strongly opposed by a conservative republican party, the Affordable Care Act is very controversial subject which...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 1121  Words | 5  Pages

  • Health Insurance and Affordable Care Act

    ObamaCare The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also called ObamaCare or the Affordable Care Act, is a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. This is one of the most consequential expansions from the government and administrative overhaul of the U.S healthcare system, since the establishment of Medicaid and Medicare of 1965. The purpose of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is for raising the rate of health coverage...

    Barack Obama, Federal government of the United States, Health care 1010  Words | 3  Pages

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