This paper is on Politics and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Post an explanation for how you think the cost-benefit analysis in terms of legislators being reelected affected efforts to repeal/replace the ACA.

Politics and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Post an explanation for how you think the cost-benefit analysis in terms of legislators being reelected affected efforts to repeal/replace the ACA. Then, explain how analyses of the voters views may affect decisions by legislative leaders in recommending or positioning national policies (e.g., Congress’ decisions impacting Medicare or Medicaid). Additionally, remember, the number one job of a legislator is to be re-elect. Finally, please check your discussion grading rubric to ensure your responses meet the criteria.

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What is the purpose of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act?
The law provides numerous rights and protections that make health coverage more fair and easy to understand, along with subsidies (through “premium tax credits” and “cost-sharing reductions”) to make it more affordable. The law also expands the Medicaid program to cover more people with low incomes.

How does the Affordable Care Act affect public health?

By making health coverage more affordable and accessible. Thus increasing the number of Americans with coverage, by funding community-based public health. Also, prevention programs, and by supporting research and tracking on key health measures. The ACA can help begin to reduce disparities, improve access to preventive. 

What are the major provisions of the Patient Protection and the Affordable Health Care Act?

Key provisions of the ACA that intend to address rising health costs include providing more oversight of health insurance premiums and also practices; emphasizing prevention, primary care and effective treatments; reducing health care fraud and abuse; reducing uncompensated care to prevent a shift onto insurance premium .

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