Informative Speech On Obama Care

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Who cares if you have Healthcare? Imagine this: You have been going back and forth to the doctor for years for minor sicknesses, paying your premiums and copays. Then one day you go to the doctor and you have terrible upsetting news. You have been diagnosed with cancer. A killer disease which has affected someone in your family or maybe a close friend but this time it’s you. Not only have you just been told the worse news ever you get a letter in the mail stating your insurance company is going to drop you because you have a fatal disease and they will not cover you any longer. How would you feel, you have had this insurance for over seven years paying a premium of $350 a month and your copays are $ 40 every time you go to the doctor and…show more content…
You’ve heard of Obamacare, but what is Obamacare exactly? Obamacare (AKA The Affordable Care Act) is a US law aimed at reforming the American health care system. ObamaCare’s main focus is on providing more Americans with access to affordable health insurance, improving the quality of health care and health insurance, regulating the health insurance industry, and reducing health care spending in the US.ObamaCare Facts A Summary of ObamaCare New Benefits & Cost Assisatnce…show more content…
Some of the negative issues that have been noticed is that those who do not purchase health insurance by March 31, 2014 and don’t qualify for Medicaid will be charged a penalty of 1% of their income or $ 95 whichever is higher in 2014, the penalty will then increase to 2% of your income or $ 325 in 2015 and 2.5% of your income in 2016 or $695. Canady of Medfirst Immediate Care informed me that this is what made her go ahead and get some insurance even though she gets free health care at her job, she stated “if I’m going to get penalized I rather see where my monies is going instead of them taking it from me”. There is even a possibility that pharmaceutical companies pay an extra 84 million in fees; this may cause the price in drugs for the consumers. In 2013 the medical expenses deduction increased from 7.5% of income to 10% of your income. The free preventive care may cause increased coverage for health care costs. 3.5 million People could lose their company insurance because companies may feel its cost effective to pay the penalty and let the employees get their own insurance. Obamacare Facts: Facts on the Affordable Care Act

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