Obamacare The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

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Maria Isidoro Period 8 Obama care also known Affordable Care Act, is US health care law that expands and improves access to care and curbs spending through regulation and taxes. The official name for ObamaCare is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The PPACA was signed into law to reform the health industry on March 23, 2010 by President Barack Obama. The main focus of Obama Care is to provide americans with affordable health insurance and regulation the health insurance industry, improving the quality of health care and health insurance, and reducing the health care spending in the US. Obama Care includes important things, such as; Offering Americans a number of new benefits, rights and protection in regards to their healthcare Improving Medicare for seniors and those with long-term disabilities Expanding Medicaid to all adults in many states Expanding employer coverage to millions of employees Before Obama Care, the health industries, hospitals and health insurance companies could drop you from their benefits given that you made a mistake on your form, or you had previously been sick. The insurance companies could refuse to help if you made even the slightest bump on their applications and the hospitals could deny you care if you did not have insurance. Or they would charge you up the ladder for expenses. There are many ways a person can obtain a healthcare plan. You can start by figuring out what it is you need, and what kind of health coverage you want. Or if the doctor you have now will accept the coverage plan. You should also research what type of plans you can afford and if they’re beneficial to you or not. There are many different ways to access health care plans and usually, people find their pla... ... middle of paper ... ...edical assistance is inevitable. Chinese health care is incredibly inefficient. Medicine is wasted and hospitals are so overstaffed. But it is good when it comes to costs. It will cost you $5,000 to get treatment for Leukemia and have your life expectancy increase by more than a month. The prices are lower but the wait and chaos of it all is too much to handle. In Switzerland healthcare is regulated by the Swiss Federal Law on Health Insurance. Every person in the country is provided with free health insurance. Their whole healthcare system’s goal is to improve public health and reduce costs. Insurance covers medical treatments and hospitalisation. In my opinion the way Healthcare Insurance is handled in America is terrible. I honestly believe that we would benefit from having free health care, even though our taxes may increase I believe it is beneficial for all.
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