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The Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Pros and Cons for the American Health Care System President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) into law on March 23, 2010. PPACA passed the House of Representatives by a slight margin of 219 for and 212 against, and since its signing, this law has been a hot button for both the health care industry and politics. The purpose of PPACA is to provide affordable health insurance to all Americans, improve access to primary care, raise the level of public health, and lower cost for patients and the government. This new act includes several changes to the health care industry and while there are many who believe that these changes are a step
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Access to Care Student’s name: Course: Institution: Date of Submission: ACCESS TO CARE Pros and Cons of Expanding HealthCare Increasing access to healthcare will mean that a large majority of people can access these services. There are about 45 million uninsured Americans and about 60 million become uninsured at some point in the year (Song & Smith, 2007). This suggests that these people cannot access proper healthcare. Expanding access will thus reduce this number thereby reducing the occurrence of preventable diseases (Nandi et al, 2009). It has also been established that people without insurance receive little care, get sick more often and thus die quicker (Gilfords et al, 2005).
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The ACA transforms the non-group insurance market in the United States, mandates that most residents have health insurance, significantly expands public insurance and subsidizes private insurance coverage, raises revenues from a variety of new taxes, and reduces and reorganizes spending under the nation’s largest health insurance plan, Medicare. Projecting the impacts of such fundamental reform to the health care system is fraught with difficulty. But such projections were required for