Health Disparities and Social Policy Overall, the United States has lagged behind other developed countries in providing accessible health care to its citizens. Explain why the United States is behind in this arena and how this lack of health care affects persons of color. Be sure you have watched the Health Care Reform media piece before responding to this discussion. Response Guidelines Respond to at least two of your peers and explain whether you believe the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) benefits people of color. Also, comment on whether you agree or disagree with the conclusions of your peers. Learning Components This activity will help you achieve the following learning components: Explain the historical development of social problems. Describe how policies affect diverse populations. Communicate professionally in writing.