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modify it. For example, in 2016 during the Presidential campaign Donald Trump wanted to repeal the ACA and Hillary Clinton suggested to modify it. Currently the ACA is still intact and implemented throughout although there is always still discussion to revoke it ( Saltzman & Eibner. 2016) As a nurse it has always been our duty to advocate for our patients and assure our patients safety. According to the American Nurses Association (ANA) they believe that nurses make the best advocate for patients because they provide essential service, are knowledabe about client needs, and interact closely with other care providers in different social groups ( Bettencourt, Erica. 2018). It is very important to also be aware of diversity and the importance of advocating for healthcare equality. Encouraging other providers and healthcare staff not to discriminate and that every individual deserves access to the same level of care and compassion as the rest of society. Race, religion, socioeconomic status or other criteria should not be a factor in health 3
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BENCHMARK-POPULATION HEALTH POLICY ANALYSIS care ( Bettencourt, Erica. 2018). The implementation of assuring all patients are given the equal opportunity can be done by assuring the admitting team talks to each and every patient and see if the Affordable Care Act is an option for them and assist them in doing an application. For those patients who refuse the health care it is a priority to educate them on how this could benefit them, their families, and their quality of life. It is no surprise that in Christianity religion advocating or one another and doing what is right is greatly preached. The bible discusses many times the importance of speaking up for one another. For example, Proverbs 31:8-9 “speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves,
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