Health Care Utilization Paper
September 22, 2014
Health Care Utilization
Health Care Reform is a close first step towards fixing our health care system. From personal debt, bankruptcy, the growing cost of health care bills, treatment, medicine, the US health care system is spiraling out of control. This year the American people will spend approximately 2.8 trillion dollars on health care, and it is being projected that Americans will spend 4.5 trillion dollars on health care in 2019("Health Care Facts: Why We Need Health Care Reform", 2012). Millions of people become sick, have certain illnesses and diseases and can’t afford the cost of maintaining and receiving care. The health care reform crisis wasn't fixed overnight by the Affordable Care Act, but today the sheer amount of new benefits, rights and protections for consumers paired with new rules and regulations on the healthcare and health insurance industry have helped to curb spending in healthcare, curb the growth in consumer costs, and to reduce the uninsured rate ("Health Care Facts: Why We Need Health Care Reform", 2012). The Reform
Many people have asked what ways have recent health care reform measures expanded or inhibited access to care, I have an answer for you. Recently Obama has signed in the health care reform by law, bringing abo...