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Health policy affects health care provider’s care delivery and patient access to care in manydifferent ways. Moreover, there is no question that the Affordable Care Act employs means toextend affordable, high-quality medical insurance coverage to millions of people in America(Shafi, Ogola, & Fleming, 2012). There are no comparisons or substitutes to the ACA’sframework that would significantly achieve the goal of lowering the costs of health care.Increasing health care coverage at a lower cost requires subsidies and rules similar to ACA(Shafi, Ogola, & Fleming, 2012). The implementation of the ACA has changed policy in theindustry by expanding medical coverage, promoting a new health insurance marketplace, andoffering premium subsidies like never seen before. These new subsidies are paid for, by