Team B Cathy Valdez, Angela Hill, Douglass Richardson Sr.
Trends are interesting, the currant hot topic or issue is always important. No trend can be even more important than those the effect the Human Service Field. For example with the passing of what is known as Obama care in the united states health care has become the hot button issue that sets off an emotional discussion from almost all segments of society, for or against it every demographic will be effected by the recent changes to the law. Thesis
National Health care in the United States has become an economic and political issue in the human services field setting off positive and negative trends sure to impact the delivery of Health care to future generations of Americans. Such provisions, like allowing for adult children to remain on their parents’ health insure until age 25 have a serious social and economic impact on the lives of kids nationally, a demographic of the United States that has seen serious improvements in a fragmented education system, and the social services delivery system notorious for failing its kids. Body 1 Positives of Health Care (political & economically)
Human Services in the United States recently received what many have heralded a big win for Americans nationally when The Affordable Care Act was signed into law. Politically the health care law known as Obama Care was signed into law March 23, 2010 and immediately was challenged in the courts as being unconstitutional and infringing upon the rights of citizens with the mandated requirement that all Americans purchase health insurance or face penalties for not doing so. Two years ago on June 28th 2012 the Supreme Court rendered a final decision to uphold the health care law. This decision almost instantly caused a wide range of political uproar from the right, but...
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