New Legislation for a health policy change - Essay Prowess

New Legislation for a health policy change

New Legislation for a health policy change

In 750-1,000 words, propose a health policy change (that is currently a bill, a law, or may not exist at all) at the state or federal level that you believe needs to change and why.
The policy must not be a clinical care policy for individual care. The policy involved may include public or community health, legislative or regulatory, professional organization (nursing-oriented), advanced nursing practice, health plan, or hospital plan.........................



My health policy change is based on the affordable care act that became effective on March 2010 and later upheld by the Supreme Court in June 2012 (Read the Law, 2015). Some of the reasons why I think the law need to be changed includes the massive close down of various insurance firms. After the enactment of the act, more than 2.7 million people had their insurance plans cancelled since they didn’t comply with the new law (Read the Law, 2015). The reasons for cancellation being the policies didn’t meet the essential health benefits as structured in the new law.

 The new policy is also very expensive thus companies that offer their employees’ health care insurance are now reluctant to do so due to the high cost. Moreover, since the enactment of the law the tax has risen tremendously. The government uses the money collected from taxes to fund the affordable health care policy; thus, it has been forced to impose new taxes thus making the life more expensive (Re

Activate subscription to View the Whole Post