27 Health care reform fall 10 Bb.ppt

27 Health care reform fall 10 Bb.ppt - Health Care Reform:...

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Health Care Reform: Health Care Reform: The Patient Protection and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 Affordable Care Act of 2010 FMSC 381 October 27, 2010
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Why reform health care now? Why reform health care now? If we do not control these costs, we will not be able to control our deficit. If we do not reform health care, your premiums and out of pocket costs will continue to skyrocket. If we don’t act, 14,000 Americans will continue to lose their health insurance every single day. These are consequences of inaction. President Barack Obama
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Why reform health care now? Why reform health care now? Growing number of Americans uninsured: nationwide number of uninsured increased from 39.8 million in 2001 to 46.3 million in 2008 Highest spending on health care in the developed world
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Need for Health Care Reform Need for Health Care Reform in Maryland in Maryland MARYLAND FACTS : US Census Numbers 2008 Uninsured in Maryland increased from 619,000 in 2001 to 669,000 Private coverage is eroding under the status quo. The
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