Describe the social, economic, and political contexts that contributed to the passage of the ACA

The passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (most often referred to as the Affordable Care Act, or ACA) was a monumental milestone in terms of national health reform. Describe the social, economic, and political contexts that contributed to the passage of the ACA. In your opinion, what elements of the ACA are working, and what are some areas that need improvement? Use evidence to support your viewpoint.