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  1. Aug 2019
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    1. Roughly one in 10 Americans is uninsured, but many more struggle to pay their medical bills.

      Explains how health care is offered to people in the U.S but 1 in 10 cant afford it and struggle.

    2. Created in 1965, this federal program provides health insurance for roughly 60 million elderly and disabled Americans. It covers hospitalization, rehabilitation and doctors' visits, but not vision, hearing, dental and long-term care

      This covered all the health insurance needs you needed for the elderly except long term care which was the main concern needed for those kinds of people.

    3. But these policies have become much more expensive in recent years. Annual premiums for a family plan cost almost $20,000, on average, last year,with workers contributing about $5,550 and employers paying the rest, according to another Kaiser survey.Since 2008, average family premiums have increased 55%, twice as fast as workers' earnings and three times as fast as inflation, according to Kaiser

      Family insurance 20k, which meas workers and employers have to pay the rest.

    4. Roughly half of Americans --or more than 150 million people --get their health insurance through their jobs today.Three-quarters of the public have favorable views of work-based coverage, according to a new poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Of those with such plans, 86% rate their coverage as either "excellent" or "good

      Half of the US pays health insurance with they work benefits,which is amazing but it has getting more expensive in the recent years. PT.1

    5. Health care has emerged as a key fault line for Democrats. All of them want to make changes, but their plans vary widely --from building on the

      First explains how Democrats have a difference of opinion when it come to health care and can part take in a serious discussions about it.

    6. This is Obamacare, and it affects all Americans' health care today. Passed in 2010, the landmark law made sweeping changes to the nation's health care system. Some of its more notable provisions included creating the individual insurance market exchanges and expanding Medicaid to more lower-income Americans, both of which began in 2014.

      The ACA or Obama care was a life changer for any Americans that could not afford health care, it offered insured market exchange and expanded medicare.