How the Affordable Care Act dropped the ball, and how Medicare for All can pick it up

Since it was signed into law on March 23, 2010 by President Barack Obama, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has achieved many wonderful things for the American public and had many successes. Nearly 20 million individuals living in the U.S. have gained health insurance since 2010 between the open of insurance exchanges and the expansion of Medicaid. In particular, states that made the choice to expand Medicaid saw large drops in the number of their uninsured residents. It virtually eliminated the ability of insurance companies to deny care or increase insurance premiums based solely on the existence pre-existing conditions. On that same note, it eliminated lifetime and annual coverage limits. These regulations were 100% necessary in a time when insurance companies were essentially dictating the care (or lack thereof) to patients

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