The U.S. Presidential Administration of Barack Obama passed the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the many influences that impact the financial structure of healthcare today.

The U.S. Presidential Administration of Barack Obama passed the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the many influences that impact the financial structure of healthcare today. It addresses three balancing goals within the United States’ health care system: 1.) access, 2.) costs, and 3.) quality. Based on your perception of the Act’s purpose, do you think all three goals can be effectively reached? For example, can you increase access and reduce costs while increasing quality? What are other financial influences that relate to ACA or controversial health care issues? Explain your point-of-view and compare your findings to at least one other classmate’s.