On January 1, 2014 the mandatory health insurance provision of the Affordable Care Act will kick in. Under these regulations, qualifying Americans will be required to have adequate health insurance for themselves as well as any of their dependents. Michael Bennet has proposed an alternative amendment that would result in all guaranteed Medicare benefits being spared-a move which he recognizes could cost him his seat. One of the biggest reasons for skyrocketing healthcare costs is the 40+ million uninsured Americans that use the ER as a doctors office.\n\nWhen we allow to much negative information in we begin to feel the effects of it. We are not sure what the government is going to do about the health care situation or how much it will impact our lives. In the US, many states are considering their own health care plans.\n\nThe most common ones are the Medicaid, Medicare, SCHIP and the Military health care plans. It employs doctors, nurses, allied healthcare professionals including therapists, podiatrists etc. They should do something similar to what has been already achieved in Canada, where the government provides a good amount of subsidy for the health care services of the entire population.\n\nAt the moment, everything from booking appointments on line to downloading leaflets; sharing research and professional networking to joining support groups can be done via the internet and the more holistic, patient and community centred healthcare that the Government is proposing will only cement the role of IT in healthcare even further.\n\nA Medicare Advantage health insurance plan is sold by private insurers as a supplement to standard Medicare. • Know your deductible, the amount you are responsible for before insurance begins paying for services. The government warns about the dangers of a fatter America because of all the health problems overweight people can have.