Individual MandateThe ACA requires US citizens and legal residents to obtain qualifying health coverage. This week, you will explore the Individual Mandate section of the new health reform law.Tasks:Explain the Individual Mandate included in the Patient Protection and ACA and include the tax penalties that will be imposed if a person or a family does not obtain qualifying health coverage.Determine who will qualify and what premium and cost-sharing subsidies will be available to individuals.Research the income levels of individuals in your state by reviewing information available on the website www.census.gov. How do you think the Individual Mandate will affect the citizens and legal residents in your state?If you were required to make one policy change or enhancement to ensure success of the Individual Mandate included in the Patient Protection and ACA, what would you recommend?Submit your answers in a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document. Support your answers with appropriate examples and research.
Discussion Week 4 Americans poor health choices (whether it be smoking, not exercising, poor nutrition, etc.) costs billionsof dollars in health care, as these behaviors are directly linked to conditions like heart disease, cancer,stroke, and countless other ailments. Knowing what we know about decision making, what can be doneto help Americans make better decisions about their health? Use terms from this week’s lesson or fromyour own research in the Herzing Library (i.e. cognition, intelligence, decision making) to support yourperspective.