Obama Health Care: The Obama Health Care Plan

The Obama Health Care Plan

The Obama Health Care Plan or Obama Care Plan is a plan for health care reform in the US. This plan was presented as a new health care bill which was signed the law by President Obama in 2010. The law is officially titled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 2010 and is sometimes called “ObamaCare” or the Affordable Care Act for short.

The new health care law has already aided millions of Americans afford better quality health insurance, helped to reform the health insurance industry, and has expanded Americans healthcare rights. The bill also aims to reduce wasteful spending in healthcare.

If you are researching the law for the first time we strongly suggest you check out our ObamaCare facts page as it gives an excellent overview of everything you could ever want to know about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Buying a Health Care Plan Under ObamaCare

If you don’t have a health care plan you’ll most likely need to obtain some type of coverage and maintain it throughout the year, get an exemption, or pay a per month fee on your taxes. This fee is part of ObamaCare’s Individual Mandate.

Luckily, millions of Americans will be able to purchase more “affordable” health care plans using the online marketplaces for health insurance known as healthcare exchanges.

Check out our guide to buying health insurance under ObamaCare to help you understand your insurance options and how you could get cost-assistance via your State’s Health Insurance Marketplace.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 2010: Obama’s Healthcare Reform

The healthcare reform offered by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act 2010 is a reformation of our healthcare system to better be able to aid and treat the large percentage of Americans who suffer everyday without the proper health insurance. Obama’s health care plan includes a large number of reforms, Read more about ObamaCare’s Health Care Reforms.

Obama Healthcare Bill

The Obamacare Healthcare bill is a bill enacted to grant more rights to Americans who struggle to obtain health insurance. ObamaCare offers subsidies to low and middle income Americans to aid them in obtaining affordable quality health insurance and also does things like expand Medicaid to almost 20 million more Americans.

The new healthcare law also seeks to reform wasteful spending and health care programs that aren’t working. Obamacare ensures that Americans will be able to seek medical attention regardless of preexisting conditions or income. Obama’s health care bill regulates the insurance companies, but your health care decisions are still made between you and your doctor. See more of ObamaCare’s Benefits.

The ObamaCare Health Care Plan

Obama’s plan for healthcare reform outlined what would be in the current Obama healthcare law. The Affordable Care Act is packed full of changes to the way insurance works and the healthcare system to give Americans more benefits, rights, and protections. Our site describes many different aspects of what ObamaCare does for you. Please see our health care reform timeline for a more in-depth view.


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Author: Thomas DeMichele

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