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What is the Patient Protection Portable Care Act (PPACA).

I need assistance with answering the following questions regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). 1. Why is it important and why was it passed. 2. How this changed health care policy in the United States. 3. Choose two different items included in the act and why they were included. Did these items encourage legislation to pass the law? 4. What was part of the compromise to have it passed?

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is important because it makes changes in the financing and delivery of health care coverage in the United States. It will focus on reform of private health insurance companies and improve prescription drug coverage in Medicare. The rising cost of health care in the United States would make it impossible for employers to continue to provide insurance coverage and for many people to afford coverage. Insurance abuse was one of the reasons the bill was passed. It changed health care ...

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This solution describes the Patient Protection Portable Care Act, why it was passed, and its importance.