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Khysheeka Rowe Purdue University Global SS238 Engagement-Civic-and Citizen Driven Public Policy
Healthcare policy has been one of the most important policies that has been defined as the “decisions, plans, and actions that haven undertaken to achieve specific healthcare goals” within a society. The healthcare policy is dictated by the needs of the mass population, the working class usually middle- and higher-income groups has insurance and can afford to have medical coverage for themselves or family. The groups of people on the lower income level must rely on public assistance or none. For those that do not have any assistance, they try to apply for Obamacare, which falls under the Affordable Care Act, known as the ACA, is known ton be the form of comprehensive healthcare reform that was signed onto law by President Barack Obama, which took place in March of 2010. The act intended to extend any health insurance coverage to the millions of uninsured Americans.

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