5 controversies surrounding the Affordable Care Act
The continued implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 will be as controversial as in previous years.
Here are five main areas of concern:
1. The individual mandate. By what right does the federal government “force” its citizens to buy a product they may not want? The Supreme Court upheld the mandate in 2012, but that does not end the matter. Partly — perhaps largely — because the ACA sets …