Affordable Care

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Introduction Affordable care act which is also known by the abbreviation ACA was signed to be part of the law in the United States federal statute in the year 2010 twenty third of March. The key aim to this act is to ensure that health insurance is affordable to all individuals in the U.S. The main intention of the act is to ensure that there is lowered uninsured rate that is to be made possible through expansion of private and public coverage of insurance services. More so, according to the act, there should be reduced costs for the individuals and the government in the healthcare industry. Under this law, it is the duty of an insurance company to make sure that all the applicants are offered the same rate within the minimum standards. This is regardless of the sex of an individual or the pre-existing condition. Quality healthcare is targeted in this act so that there is an effective delivery of healthcare services. (Sorell, n.d). Information about the Affordable Care Act The main issues that the act incorporates into its system are through the fact that there are minimum standards for health insurance under the policies established. Through this, all the individuals gain access to quality rather than quantity service. The law also, guarantees coverage for all the individuals and the insurers are to abide by these even pre-existing conditions (Ghosh, 2013). All the individuals not covered by Medicaid; Medicare and employer sponsored health plan should pay a penalty or have a secure approval from a private insurance policy. An individual is exempted from this only in the case that, he or she under financial hardship or maybe belongs to the religious group that has been exempted in the internal revenue service. The Affordable Car... ... middle of paper ... ...More so, it is vital that all the individuals take into action the policies regarding the act so that everything works according to the way it was planned and projected into the years to come. Reference Freymann Fontenot, S. (2013). The Affordable Care Act Electronic Health Care Records. Physician Executive, 39 (6), 72-76. Freymann Fontenot, S. (2014). Affordable Care Act: Lifting the Curtain on Health Care Costs. Physician Executive, 40(20), 78-83. Ghosh, C.(2013). Affordable Care Act: Strategies to Tame the Future. Physician Executive, 39(6), 68-70. Meek, J. (2012). Affordable Care Act: predictive modeling challenges and opportunities for case management. Professional Case management, 17(1), 15-23. Sorrell, J. (n.d.). The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act: What Does it Mean for Mental Health Services for Older Adults? Vol. 50, no.11 (Nov 2012), p. 14-18.

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