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and the opportunity to health care it still does not mean it is financially sound because if a patient is to deny the access of the insurance they are forced to pay a penalty fee for not having coverage ( Knadig, T. 2011). This then starts to push us towards weather this is an ethical decision or not. Ethics start to become involved because now we are forcing those who no longer have the right to decide between food or putting a roof over their head and having health coverage. If they choose to not have coverage due to other circumstances, they are still forced to pay the fine of not accepting insurance. According to Knadig research he stated that although ethical issues 2
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BENCHMARK-POPULATION HEALTH POLICY ANALYSIS arise with the ACA having a society in which the most fortunate help the least fortunate is not only a moral society but a logical one ( Knadig, T. 2011). On the nursing side of the ACA it is important to make sure that as a health care professional we are cognoscente of different social attitudes and people’s sensitivity to needing the help of the ACA. It is important to assure the patients well-being and making sure they are receiving the same type of care and compassion as those who are not utilizing the ACA. According to the U.S Health Care Policy the congress must decide whether the ACA is beneficial enough or to eliminate it and replace it with a different system that meets more of their political goals. Within the U.S some modifications that were discusses is to repeal the mandate tax subsidies, adjust some of the market regulations and Medicaid expansion ( Saltzman & Eibner. 2016). Multiple people of congress are going both ways on whether to repeal the ACA or modify it. For example, in 2016 during the Presidential campaign Donald Trump wanted to
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