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Health Care

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Jason Martinez

on 8 May 2015

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Transcript of Health Care

What Is a Public Policy?
The governing policy within a community as embodied in its legislative and judicial enactments which serve as a basis for determining what acts are to be regarded as contrary to the public good
Jason Martinez
Health Care
What is Health Care?
The prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical and allied health professions.
How to get Health Care
Change in Life
Why is Health Care Important?
Helps in providing a longer more fulfilling life
Cost of Health Care
Depends on living conditions of the person
Usually around $300-400 for an average person
What does Health Care Provide?
Emergency services
Pregnancy, maternity, and newborn care
Mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment
Prescription drugs
Ways Health Care Policy Has Been Used
Obamacare - Unofficial name for a Affordable Health Care Act. Created and signed into law between 2008-10
What does ObamaCare Do?
Expands Medicaid eligibility so low income families
Offers cost assistance and affordable assistance
Allows young adults to stay on their parents’ plan until age 26
No longer allows healthcare providers to drop you if you become ill
Is Health Care Necessary?
Work Cited
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