Pros And Cons Of The Affordable Care Act

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As of 2014, all Americans are required to have healthcare insurance and there are many people who do not agree with paying for health care insurance. However, I believe that The Affordable Care Act should remain available and required for everyone who either does not think that they need it or if there are others who feel that they do need the care. There are so many benefits on receiving health care insurance as well as some downsides. The Affordable Care Act was signed and passed by President Obama on March 23, 2010. According to “FamiliesUSA”, three in ten adults were uninsured during 2012 and that is about 55 million people uninsured. (“New Results from National Health…”) The beginning of 2014 is when everyone in the country started being required health care. The Affordable Care Act has made the rule of 80/20 which means that insurance companies have to cover at least 80 percent of the cost for a patients care, and the rest of the 20 percent would go to profits and other costs. However, the Affordable Care Act can have higher costs for some people. Some people have had to pay more than their previous plans of private healthcare. According to Kaiser Family Foundation, 39 percent of people ended up paying more with the ACA. Although, as…show more content…
Health care can benefit everyone and their different income values. Health care should be required and the risk of spending on insurance should be taken even if many Americans believe they do not need health insurance. There are always possibilities of emergencies occurring and in need of insurance for the high costs of medical care. I personally believe and argued my opinion that health care needs to be required for everyone. To conclude my argument, I have argued that there are more benefits to have healthcare insurance required and that everyone in America deserves a happy and healthy

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