Sharon J. Humphrey
Professor Ashley Cole
April 19, 2014
Obama Health Care Legislation
The Obama health care legislation known as the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) has received mixed reviews over the last couple years. On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, putting in place comprehensive reforms that improve access to affordable health coverage for everyone and protect consumers from abusive insurance company. Obamacare is beneficial despite its downfalls, being that it provides healthcare, promote health, and control cost. Many people believe Obamacare can cause problems with quality of service provided and many other issues, because of misinformation obtained from the press. The new health reform law provides security to the hardworking citizens of the United States. Concerning those who have health care, the process shall be a lot smoother, meaning a lower premium. According, to the bill’s regulations, health care holders will not be discriminated against base on pre-existed condition. For instance, now when my grandma is sick, she will not have to be drop, because insurance companies will fear the fact of having to spend to much money. Knowing that insurance providers are only interested in making profits, the bill will target them the most. Advantage of the Obama health care plan in this situation is the elimination of out of pocket expenses, which are due to unexpected sickness, so people don’t go broke after a serious illness. Obamacare holds insurance companies accountable, gives access to healthcare for everyone and lowers health care costs. It gives Americans more freedom and control in their health care choices and improves the quality of care. With Obamacare, insurance agencies cannot create limits on care and the yearly limits will no longer exist in a couple of years. More than 5.1 million people on Medicare have saved over $3.1 billion on...
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