Changes in the ACA
The Affordable Care Act Under the Current Administration
In the past few decades, there have been many innovations and changes in the United States government’s approach to monitoring and controlling health care. From changes in presidents to changes in the House and Senate, to the many different healthcare related bills on the ballots of our local and national elections, many citizens have a hard time keeping up with all of the changes that affect their access to, and the cost of good healthcare and health insurance. While many people are aware of the fact that pharmaceutical companies are major contributors to political campaigns, a lot of people do not realize that so are health insurance companies. It is important to stay abreast of healthcare news and legislature because of how it is going to affect your and your family’s healthcare. In the past few decades, there have been many changes in healthcare laws and it is projected that the changes will continue, even if you feel like you have been able to have good healthcare thus far. Some changes will benefit some, while causing hardships for others. It is important to be informed and as much as possible, to be proactive in trying to keep or get access to affordable and comprehensive healthcare.
Be Aware of How the Law Affects Your Healthcare
Even though several states have passed laws to prevent patients from receiving unexpected charges from unknowingly visiting an out-of-network doctor or facility, there are no federal protections for patients who were steered the wrong way. Many of these people have been charged exorbitant amounts of money for doctor visits and medical procedures, and many people probably think that there is nothing they can do about these bills they did not sign up for nor can they afford.
Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Also Known As: Affordable Care Act (ACA)
- How the ACA Was Originally Played Out
- What the ACA Once Looked Like
- Changes in the ACA
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