The Affordable Care Act (ACA) started providing health insurance in January, 2014. The Affordable Care Act provisions has state specific information. There are many pros and cons of the Affordable Care Act. By knowing a little more about it will help you make an informed decision of its strengths and weaknesses. To really understand this Act takes time and study. For the purpose of this class we are just going to take a peek to whet your appetite for further analysis of its strengths, weaknesses, pros, and cons.
Class, check the Affordable Care Act or Medicaid provisions for your state or the national Medicare plan. What did you learn? Do you think the one you choose relates to public health goals of your state? Why or why not? In the discussion please consider the assigned readings and other references to defend your position