On March 21, 2010, the U.S House of Represenative passed the patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.(Shi,&Singh,2019,p.271)
Pro- The ACA reduced the number of uninsured Americans. Pre ACA 43 million Americans were uninsured. Post ACA the number of uninsured Americans was reduced to 26 million.(Shi,&Singh,2019,p.275)
Cons- Many middle-class Americans who had insurance prior to the ACA received cancellations from their health insurance because it did not meet standards.(Shi,&Singh,2019,p.276)
Shi, L. & Singh D.A. (2019). Delivering Healthcare in America: A Systems Approach (7th Ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.