The Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, has polarized the country and will change the U.S. health care system. Seniors citizens have been especially worried about the new legislation’s potential impact on Medicare and their health care costs. This infographic addresses the impact that the Obamacare legislation will have on senior citizens and Medicare, and details the contrasting political viewpoints covering 5 key elements of the reform. Republicans and Democrats differ significantly in their beliefs as to the impact of the Affordable Care Act. From each side of the political aisle the impact on Medicare, individuals, prescription drugs, health care choices and the impending doctor shortage are analyzed. The infographic offers an unbiased comparison of the supported facts argued by both Republicans and Democrats.
What do you think? Will Obamacare offer senior citizens lower prescription drug costs, a more efficient health care system and cost-savings from free preventative services or will the Medicare cuts be too big to overcome, causing increased healthcare costs and fewer medical choices?
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