Many students have asked me for an explanation of how the health care system works. When we are done with that, we’ll review Consciousness and the Meaning of Life. That’s a big question. So, let’s take it in pieces.
First let’s look at Medicare. This is a government sponsored program that provides health care funding to older people and those on dialysis or disabled.
Next let’s look at the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or sometimes known as ACA or “Obamacare”). I can’t beat this professionally created video by the Kaiser Foundation.