Health care Reform – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Introduction The issue of health care reform has long prevailed in taking center stage among political candidates, and various constituency groups. Every citizen agrees that health care must be reformed. Presently, the nation remains divided over the passage of the bill declared as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). It is evident there remains a significant disagreement among political parties due to unfulfilled campaign promises and ideological factions. Further, the language and content of the bill is confusing, amidst the amount of paperwork in reviewing over 2000 pages of its context. Gardner (2009) illustrates that the long health care reform...The end:
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