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Affordable Healthcare Act

I am looking for some researching help about the Affordable Healthcare Act (or commonly known as Obamacare) and its effects on families/family law. I need sufficient research materials to write a 12-page paper. I need to find supporting evidences for effect of the Affordable Healthcare Act on family law both positively and negatively.

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1. Women, Caregivers, Families, and the Affordable Care Act's Bright Promise of Better Care. Academic Journal By: Ness, Debra L. Generations. Spring2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p38-44. Retrieved from EbscoHost database.
2. Public Health Rep. 2011 Jan-Feb; 126(1): 130-135. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Implications for Public Health Policy and Practice Sara Rosenbaum, JD. Retrieved from EbscoHost databse.
3. [PDF] Patient protection and affordable care act of 2010: Reforming the health care reform for the new decade . Retrieved from Google database

The impact that the Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act of 2010 will have on families is predicated upon expansions in Medicare coverage. This in addition to providing essential patient protections so insurance companies cannot deny or drop coverage based on age, gender or pre-existing conditions represents the major changes in family law as well as how families will be impacted by this law. Families with income that is at or less than 133% of the federal poverty level will have their fees for healthcare paid for by the federal government as they will become Medicare-eligible. Another important facet of the Act is banning insurance companies from excluding children younger than 19 years of age under their parents' plan if these children suffer from preexisting conditions as well as provide coverage for children up until the age of 26 regardless if they are enrolled in higher education full-time. Families will be given expanded appeals rights whenever their claims are denied as well as the knowledge that insurance companies will be prevented from cancellations as a prohibition is placed on rescissions.

Currently, insurance companies commonly discriminate against women, older people, and children as well as adults in less than perfect health. This Act assists families by banning discriminatory practices ...

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This response addresses the impact that the Affordable Healthcare Act will have on families in the United States.

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