Essay On Medicaid

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“Medicaid” Our society is undergoing an intense struggle with healthcare. I chose to discuss Medicaid which is only eligible to a selected few. Medicaid is also a joint federal-state program that provides health coverage or nursing home coverage to certain categories that’s only eligible for people with disabilities, low income families and their children, and the elderly. Medicaid is the largest source of funding for medical and health-related services for people with limited income in the United States. Medicaid was created to help low-asset people who fall into one of these eligibility categories "pay for some or all of their medical bills”. There are two general types of Medicaid coverage, "Community Medicaid" which help people who have…show more content…
Whereas Romney wished to give power to each state to create a health care plan that is best for its citizens. Romney plans on removing the Affordable Care Act from law and replacing it with more state focused approach. He also intends to limit federal standards and requirements on both private insurance and Medicaid coverage. Based on Obama and Romney’s views on Medicaid, I simply agree with Obama’s perspective because his Affordable Care provides health insurance for young adults and small businesses. It also covers a number of preventive services without charging a probate deductible. Insurances providers will be required to publicly justify rate increase, and consumers will now have the ability to appeal to an independent third party when providers deny coverage for services. This Act is very beneficial to me in numerous of ways, simply because I have a real bad asthma problem and all the treatments I need are very expensive. My family isn’t really financially able to afford the medicine I need so thanks to the Affordable Healthcare Act signed by Obama more Americans as well as I are either fully insured or have some type of insurance. Middle class Americans who wasn’t able to apply for Medicaid are now eligible
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