The U.S. spends more money per capita on healthcare when compared to other developed countries. Both state- and federal-level alternatives highlight access to care and cost of care. The ACA has impacted all health policy options. Review Case 5, “Key Features of the Affordable Care Act, by Year,” in Chapter 5 of your textbook. Then, review alternate scholarly sources (Asford’s Library or scholarly health policy journals) and discuss the following questions in a minimum of 250 words:
- Are the key issues of the law highlighted? Provide a rationale.
- What are the key changes to the implementation of the ACA over the years?
- What are some of the debates concerning the ACA? Provide scholarly research.
Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. A substantive response is respectful, professional, unique, highlights the key points you have learned, adds your content knowledge, compares and contrasts, provides further research, is topic-related, and is at least five sentences in length.