- Words: 7648
- Length: 28 Pages
- Topic: Healthcare
- Paper #: 94272710
The Affordable Care Act means that health coverage will be required for almost every American and will be partially subsidized. However, it will not change the employer-centric, private-insurer-based system of financing and coverage. Demand for care will increase significantly and rapidly, but the underlying issues that created the need for a safety net in the first place will not be solved in the near future.
Feldstein (2005) argues that if