The debate will continue for quite a period-of-time whether the Affordable Care Act achieved its objectives and was cost effective. While political parties and individuals posture the pro’s and con’s of the Affordable Care Act, there are some positive aspects.
Whether you loved or liked the previous healthcare insurance business model, the Affordable Care Act addressed three notable deficiencies. The following are those deficiencies and how the Affordable Care Act addressed them:
First – people with pre-existing medical conditions could not purchase insurance or it was cost prohibitive.
People with pre-existing medical conditions were not able to purchase insurance or the price was cost prohibitive. A number of individuals have pre-existing clinical conditions through no fault of their own. It could be a matter of genetics or other factors beyond their control. It is unreasonable to penalize individuals under these circumstances and put them at a financial disadvantage.
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