Did Obamacare Help America?
Since Obamacare was passed, studies have found the law led to a rise in early cancer diagnoses, improved rates of treatment for diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease, and better self-reported health.
What did Obamacare do?
The act was a major overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system, reducing the amount of uncompensated care the average family pays for. Obamacare originally required everyone to have health insurance and offered cost assistance to those who could not afford a plan on their own.
What has Obamacare accomplished?
More than 20 million people have gained coverage as a result of the ACA. It has dramatically reduced the uninsured rate. On the day President Obama signed the ACA, 16 percent of Americans were uninsured; in March 2020, it was nine percent.
What is Obamacare and why is it important?
The fact is that the ACA seeks to reform healthcare, and it’s accomplishing many of its goals. Here are some facts about Obamacare. The individual mandate applies to almost everyone. You might have heard about the “individual mandate,” discussed at length since the new law was signed in 2010.
What happened to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)?
The ACA was upheld by the Supreme Court on June 28, 2012, and has since been subject to a number of changes over time due to executive, legislative, and judicial action. Currently, the fate of the ACA is somewhat uncertain as a Texas federal judge ruled the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) unconstitutional on Dec 14 2018.
Did Obama pass Obamacare without input from any Republicans?
While it is true that Republicans didn’t fully agree on the final bill, and it is true that many Republicans have historically opposed it, it was not passed without input. Not only that, but by Obama’s own admission the plan was drawn from “Romneycare,” the Massachusetts plan championed by then-Governor Mitt Romney.
Is Obamacare unconstitutional?
Not only is ObamaCare constitutional; it has also been a law since 2010. The supreme court upheld the law, reaffirming that the ACA, ObamaCare, isn’t unconstitutional. ObamaCare helps seniors; it is certainly not “culling” seniors.