"Obamacare" Essays and Research Papers

  • Obamacare

    Kelli Thomas An Exploration of Health Care Legislation: Obamacare Americans have become divided over many issues at the heart of the current political climate. Part of this societal division has come in the form of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or as it has been dubbed Obamacare. This 906 page composite bill is one of the most controversial and influential in recent history effectively drawing widespread praise with equal criticism. With such a delicate economic situation...

    Economics, Employment, Health care 1496  Words | 4  Pages

  • ObamaCare

    Obamacare Pros The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office lists the advantages of Obamacare: The Act was designed to reduce overall health care costs by making services available to the 32 million who currently can't get insurance. They often use a hospital emergency room as their primary care physician, increasing costs for everyone. This starts in 2014. It requires that all plans cover 10 essential health benefits. Preventive services are free, which lowers health care costs by treating...

    Disability insurance, Health care, Health economics 883  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obamacare

    was upheld by the Supreme Court on June 28, 2012. This act is also known as Obamacare. When the act was passed it started a huge debate in America. Some believe Obamacare is great for this country, but some believe this is a violation of the Constitution and dislike the actions made by this act. Whether you are a Republican or Democrat, both sides can see the positives and negatives of the Affordable Care Act. Obamacare is an unconstitutional act being forced on our country. The negatives greatly...

    Barack Obama, Health, Health care 1325  Words | 5  Pages

  • ObamaCare

    Obama’s health care plan, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly known as ObamaCare, ensures that all people have some type of health insurance and that insurance agencies are not allowed to discriminate against individuals with preexisting health conditions. Although the idea of everyone having access to health care via health insurance is ideal and worth working towards, the ObamaCare program is not advantageous for the majority of Americans because of higher tax fees, over worked...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 1019  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obamacare

    leaving the field, a lot of health insurance companies will go bankrupt and may force people to go against moral beliefs. The future on the Patient Protection and Affordability Act depends on the states. According to the article, The Future of Obamacare Jonathan Oberlander, Ph.D writes that “regulated marketplaces where the uninsured and small businesses will shop for coverage. Initially, 16 states and the District of Columbia will operate their own exchanges. Another 15 have, to date, refused to...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 1569  Words | 5  Pages

  • obamacare

    things including offering Americans a number of new benefits, rights, and protections in regards to their healthcare and setting up a Health Insurance Marketplace where Americans can purchase federally regulated and subsidized health insurance ( Obamacare). Lawmakers passed a law that requires nearly all Americans to carry health insurance or pay a fine if they choose not to be covered.  Healthcare government states that the Health Insurance Marketplace will give people more choice and control over...

    Health, Health care, Health economics 829  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obamacare

     ObamaCare is Driving a Wedge Between the Socio-Economic Classes. Presented to Mrs. Elham Rouhani ECON2106-Microeconomics (40956) By Arianit Gruda, Nicole Kalgren, Richart Stephens,Tanyi Njehliweh March 22, 2014 Arianit Gruda, Nicole Kalgren, Richart Stephens,Tanyi Njehliweh ECON2106-Microeconomics (40956) Elham Rouhani 03/22/2014 ObamaCare is Driving a Wedge Between the Socio-Economic Classes. The Affordable Care Act...

    Employment, Full-time, Health care 1306  Words | 7  Pages

  • Problems with Obamacare

    ObamaCare offers a number of protections and benefits to all Americans. Along with the 10 essential health benefits authorized by ObamaCare, additional benefits range from slowly taking away pre-existing conditions to expanding health services. However, there are multiple problems with ObamaCare that Americans can’t stop talking about. Although ObamaCare allows tens of millions of uninsured Americans get access to affordable health insurance, it also means there will be new taxes. Most of the...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Barack Obama, Health care 1000  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obamacare Cons

    Even though ObamaCare does a lot right, it does have some consequences for specific groups of Americans. ObamaCare does hurt a small percentage of small businesses, has had a negative effect on insurance premiums and has made some reforms that have hurt some medical industries and their workers. Here are some of the cons of the healthcare bill: ObamaCare Cons: Taxes on Small Business .2% of firms in the US have over 50 full-time employees and will have to choose to insure full-time workers...

    Boiler insurance, Business, Disability insurance 895  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cons of Obamacare

    Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 is the first major healthcare act passed since the 1967's Medicare and Medicade act. Obamacare is the name given by critics, because of the power that is given to the federal government to regulate healthcare prices. The reason given that this act was passed is that it willl save billions of federal dollars each year. Many people against the act believe it should be repealed ,and the reason for...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, George W. Bush 1125  Words | 3  Pages

  • OBAMACARE MISINTERPRETATION

    Historical Misrepresentation of the Affordable Care Act Affordable Care Act also known as ObamaCare is a statute signed into a law by President Barack Obama on March, 23 2010. This act is a part of a health care reform which among other things will change and regulate requirements for employers group insurance plans as well as private health plans and public health programs. Ever...

    Barack Obama, Economics, Federal government of the United States 607  Words | 4  Pages

  • Is ObamaCare Bad for Business?

    Is ObamaCare Bad for Business? On March 23rd, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into legislation the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.” Since then, the new bill, nicknamed “ObamaCare,” has sparked heated controversy all across the country between Democrats and Republicans, each side fiercely tearing at each other with facts and statistics. I was curious as to what all the hoopla was about, so I decided to look into ObamaCare, and find out what I could about the 2,000-page mandate...

    Barack Obama, Business, Health care 1291  Words | 6  Pages

  • Obamacare

    Obamacare “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” Those words were famously spoken from Barack Obama during his election period. Following through with those words, he begins to make change in the country. Change isn’t easy, yet you hope it’s worth it in the end. The USA seems to be standing on both sides of the fence when it comes to the changes the President is making with healthcare...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Barack Obama, Health care 636  Words | 2  Pages

  • Obamacare

    According to United, and in compliance with state law, the company won't be able to re-enter the California individual market until 2017. By then though, competitors will get stuck with sicker patients like Sundby signing up in the first wave of Obamacare. This means that companies like United can cover cheaper patients if it decides to go back to the California individual insurance market. According to a report by Dylan Scott at Talking Points Memo, a Seattle woman named Donna received a cancellation...

    Cost, Costs, Economics 422  Words | 2  Pages

  • Obamacare Essay

    but since Democrats held a majority in the House and the Senate at the time, their version was the one that passed. On March 23rd, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (dubbed by many Republicans as “ObamaCare”). According to the White House, it claims four key components of the law: stronger consumer rights and protections (which includes a ban on lifetime limits, a ban on denying children health insurance based on pre-existing conditions, and a ban on...

    George W. Bush, Harvard Law School, John G. Roberts 1645  Words | 4  Pages

  • Obamacare - Blessing or Curse

    Amanda McLain Dr. Harbour POSC 150-05 October 8, 2013 Obamacare: Blessing or a Curse? On October 1, 2013 insurance exchanges opened for individuals buying their own insurance with assistance from the government. This program commonly referred to, as Obamacare is formally known as The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Since 2009, when legislation was still in the debate stage, people have been beating down bogus claims about the Affordable Care Act. But in the recent months...

    Barack Obama, Deductible, Disability insurance 1152  Words | 5  Pages

  • Public Acceptance of the ObamaCare Reform

     Abstract This is an analytical report about the public acceptance of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act also known as the ObamaCare reform. Acceptance of the ObamaCare Reform The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, is a bill signed into law created to reform the health care industry. It was approved on March 23 2010. When President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, comprehensive reforms was put in place to improve...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 1216  Words | 4  Pages

  • Stevi ObamaCare Paper

    Westerman 1  Stephanie Westerman  Mr. Hendricks  Class Name  14 November 2013  ObamaCare: Reforming Our Healthcare System    In the 2008 election, Presidential candidate Barack Obama focused on healthcare  reform. Barack Obama stated that the high costs of health insurance were, “a threat to our  economy” (“History of the Passage”). He made it publicly known that health insurance  should be every American's right (“History of the Passage”). Obama began his journey to  establish a working healthcare plan...

    Arianna Huffington, The Huffington Post 1292  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Necessity of ObamaCare in the United States

    The Necessity of ObamaCare in the United States The United States is heavily watched around the world in terms of politics or any other action as it is one of the leading countries of the world. Recently, the United States caught the eye of the world in its recent debate of the health care reform. Most commonly referred to as “ObamaCare” the official name is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or for short, the Affordable Care Act (ACA). President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 1394  Words | 4  Pages

  • The effects of Obamacare on Medicine

    According to Obamacare facts "Obamacare contains more than a thousand pages of reforms to the insurance industry and health care sector in order to reduce health care costs and provide affordable health insurance for all Americans." This sounds like a great idea, right? This is the American dream, is not it? For many people, this is a great idea that they will finally be able to receive health care and take that burden off their backs. People see this as someone finally caring and listening, politics...

    Health care, Health care provider, Health economics 977  Words | 3  Pages

  • ObamaCare America's Healthcare

     Obamacare, America’s Healthcare By English 1020-104 24 April 2013 Outline Thesis statement: Government healthcare is undermining the healthcare system not to mention the framework of the Constitution. The quality of healthcare today will diminish and it will restrict the healthcare supply. I.) The history of government healthcare A.) Medicare set up in 1965 intended to relieve the financial burden of medical bills for the elderly and disabled...

    Health care, Health care in the United States, Health insurance 1782  Words | 5  Pages

  • Debate Team paper on Obamacare

    Act in America, known as Obamacare. Obamacare is the universal health care in the United States that provides Americans access to affordable, quality health insurance, with a goal of reducing growth in healthcare spending. This universal health plan is technically a mandate or tax, in which non-compliers may be penalized through their federal return. Our topic debates whether Americans should be forced to pay this ‘shared responsibility fee’ for not complying with Obamacare. Arguments for Pro’s ...

    Barack Obama, Health, Health care 2148  Words | 6  Pages

  • Obamacare and Small Business

     Obamacare & Small Business BUS 207 01 November 25, 2013 Melissa Spinden Many people have a lot of questions when it comes to the new healthcare reform law. First off Obamacare is formally called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the healthcare reform law that was signed in 2010 and now many states have opened their health insurance marketplace exchanges as of October 1, 2013. ...

    Business, Economics, Health care 1867  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pros and Cons of Obamacare

    Obamacare Controversy always surrounds change. Healthcare is this kind of controversial topic where people refuse to accept changes, even though changes must be made. Obamacare details many changes, how they will be made, and whom they will affect. As with any bill, there are pros and cons that exist as the bill helps many, but makes some a little worse off. Taking into account the pros that include the minimum benefits package and expansion of Medicare coverage as well as the cons that include...

    Federal government of the United States, Health, Health care 1707  Words | 4  Pages

  • Democrats benefit from Obamacare

    Gracynn Malone POLS101 Paper 1: Question 3 The Affordable Care Act “Obamacare” was signed into law to reform the health care industry by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010 and upheld by the Supreme Court on June 28, 2012. Obamacare’s goal was to give more Americans access to affordable, quality health insurance and to reduce the growth in health care spending in the U.S (Obamacare). But which political party benefits more from the act? In the long run, Democrats benefit from the Affordable...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health care in the United States 961  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obamacare Cause and Effect Essay

    ObamaCare and the Healthcare System Cause and Effect Essay ObamaCare and the Healthcare System Medical and health insurance is a very helpful and needed aid in America. Although not everyone can get it since some have pre-existing conditions, it helps a great deal of people. One of the terms in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. ObamaCare, says that even children with pre-existing conditions are guaranteed medical insurance. This may seem like a great thing to some, but that...

    Disability insurance, Health, Health care 1029  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obamacare. Opposing Views

    Affordable Care Act is a statute signed into a law by Barack Obama on March, 23 2010. This act which is also known as Obamacare is a part of a health care reform which among other things will change and regulate requirements for employers’ group insurance plans as well as private health plans and public health programs. There are a lot of pros and cons to this reform and a lot of aspects of the act are being misinterpreted or misunderstood. Although this reform was designed with...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 1886  Words | 5  Pages

  • Obamacare Satan's Healthcare Plan

    Kim Cummings February 21, 2011 Obamacare – Satan’s Healthcare Plan Healthcare reform is a very touchy subject these days. Presidential campaign promises have been made in the past to reform the healthcare system but like a lot of campaign promises, they were not kept. There is too much money and politics involved in the current healthcare system. Big insurance companies pay a lot of money to lobbyists to keep the status quo, which is more money coming in than paying out. Healthcare reform was...

    Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic Party 2043  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Debt Ceiling and Obamacare

    The Debt Ceiling and Obamacare On June 23rd, 2011, an article published in the TIME magazine (“One Document, Under Siege” by Richard Stengel) discussed how the Constitution was under attack and how we should interpret it. It also addressed the question of what the founding fathers, or the framers, would have to say about current issues. The answer to that is simple. Times now are so different compared to what life was when the Constitution was written, that the framers would most likely be in shock...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Federal government of the United States 957  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obamacare

     Final Essay Instructor: Jason Jakubowski The War on Terror has changed the lives of all American citizens. Our civil rights and liberties have been changed forever. There is little to no federalism left in the government. There now seems to be a power struggle between the three branches of government: the Judicial, Executive and Legislative, on who gets to make the laws. The checks and balances system does not appear to be in balance. Many Acts have been put in place since the...

    Boumediene v. Bush, Habeas corpus, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld 1755  Words | 7  Pages

  • America’s Political Conflict Over Obamacare

     Jones International University America’s Political Conflict Over Obamacare Prof. Julia Maypole Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for HUM201 Peace and Conflict Studies By John W. Odom, III Abstract Affordable Care Act (A.C.A.) The conflict about the Affordable Care Act (or ObamaCare as it commonly called) has been one of the most controversial subjects in our country since the beginning of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in 2007. Ironically, the majority...

    Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic Party 863  Words | 7  Pages

  • obamacare

    The Seeker of Truth (ambiguity at its best) Albert Camus’s The Stranger, and Raymond Carver’s Short Cuts, through their individual stories, presents a logos based appeal; the two authors, Carver and Camus convey the message that life has no rational meaning, and that we live in a world filled with irrational behavior without explanation, and purpose. The characters throughout Carver’s Short Cuts struggle in an emotion-based atmosphere, with their lives in private desperation, and inapt social...

    Emotion, Existentialism, Feeling 1404  Words | 4  Pages

  • ObamaCare Case Study

     On March 10, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called “ObamaCare,” became law. The basic premise of the law established state-based health insurance exchanges via the Internet, in which individuals and small businesses could purchase private insurance plans. The Obama administration claimed the website would be a simple, easy to use, one stop destination for uninsured Americans to find affordable health care. However, on the launch date for the website, October...

    1966, 1973, 1979 853  Words | 4  Pages

  • Obamacare: a Threat to America

    David Farmer ENGL 1010-04 Dr. Hale April 29, 2011 Obamacare: The Real Threat to America President Barack Obama has been written into the history books for becoming the first African American president of the United States. The president plans on changing history again by bringing universal health care into the United States, which has won him much popularity among Democratic voters. President Obama’s speeches are adored by his fans but raise many red flags for the majority of America. Major...

    Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic Party 2189  Words | 5  Pages

  • Obamacare - An Effective Change

    Healthcare Act was fully implemented on January 1st, 2014. Already, many Americans have signed up for their insurance provided by the government. To be specific, nearly 10 million people now are covered by this law as of January 6th of this year [“Has Obamacare really signed up 10 million people?” washingtonpost.com. Ezra Klein. Mon. 6 Jan, 2014]. But since enrollment into the program began, the healthcare.gov website had many technical issues. Conservatives argue that this poor enrollment process is evidence...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Hawaii 1523  Words | 4  Pages

  • Policy Analysis Essay2 Obamacare

    in coverage, more than 50,000 have started applications and more than 300,000 unique visitors have checked out what the marketplace has to offer. For a state with about 625,000 uninsured people, those are promising figures. (Kentucky Built Best Obamacare Website) One of the few desirable outcomes of this policy is that, with this plan everyone will eventually have health insurance. Not so sure on the undesirable side of things seeing that some may oppose the mandated rule altogether and become more...

    Barack Obama, Deductible, Disability insurance 1620  Words | 6  Pages

  • A Discussion of Obamacare

    as Obamacare. The issue currently debated with this piece of legislature focuses on it's constitutionality, it's purpose as a tax hike, and whether or not it should be passed. Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act unconstitutional? From what I have studied in the article “Is Obamacare unconstitutional?”, at debatetopics.net, and from what I know of the act, I would say that it is certainly unconstitutional. Does the act serve as a tax hike? According to “Voters consider ObamaCare a tax...

    Democracy, Federal government of the United States, Health care 644  Words | 2  Pages

  • Analysis Response Essay on Krauthammer's Obamacare vs. Constitution Article

    Response essay on “Obamacare vs. Constitution” Pamela Aceves Response essay on “Obamacare vs Constitution” Now that elections are coming we are hearing a lot of commentaries about politics and the candidates’ pros and cons. I want to make a response essay on the article that Charles Krauthammer wrote. He is a Pulitzer-Prize winner and a political columnist very recognized, he is editor in the Weekly Standard and in The New Republic and he is also known as a conservative idealist. In this...

    Civil liberties, Constitution, Health care 1245  Words | 4  Pages

  • How the New Deal Defines the Debate over Obamacare

    12/2/2013 Article 11: How the New Deal Defines the Debate over Obamacare The Affordable Care Act or more notably called, Obamacare is considered to be an extension to the New Deal since Medicare and Medicaid. The article took us back to the election of 1932 where Hoover and F.D.R. competed for presidency. A quote stated in this article reiterated Hoover saying, this was “more than a contest between two men, it was a contest between two philosophies of government.” A change in America was created...

    Al Smith, Democracy, Eleanor Roosevelt 790  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obamacare and the Poor

    Niyyah Bilal Hayes October 19, 2014 Adejumo POS2041 The Affordable Care Act and Minorities After decades of health-care reform attempts, the U.S Senate passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (better known as Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act). In response to this the 16th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health’s (the Institute) June 8th, 2010 topic was “What Will Health-Care Reform Mean for Minority Health Disparities”. As we move...

    Health, Health care, Health disparities 540  Words | 3  Pages

  • obamacare argument essay

    Recently, the subject of Obamacare (the Affordable Care Ac) is debated everywhere. There are pros and cons to Obamacare. Although Obamacare is helpful to many, others see it as unfair, but with help from both sides a system that satisfies the needs of everyone should be obtainable. As far as pros, the Affordable Care Act contains many benefits, notably for those who receive low and middle incomes. This is incredibly helpful because healthcare is a necessity for everyone and Obamacare makes it easier to...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 527  Words | 2  Pages

  • How Obamacare Increases Unemployment

    RUNNING HEAD: HOW OBAMACARE INCREASES UNEMPLOYMENT 1 HOW OBAMACARE INCREASES UNEMPLOYMENT Article #2   HOW OBAMACARE INCREASES UNEMPLOYMENT 2 Our Employment rate is still high hovering over 8 percent and has remained this way for over three years. The new Federal mandatory $2,000.00 per worker tax law; which comes into effect in 2014, for all employers which do not have the right kind of health insurance for their employees, inhibits and restricts many employers to not hire...

    Economics, Economy of the United States, Employment 479  Words | 2  Pages

  • Obamacare vs. Religion

    ObamaCare vs. Religion Religious leaders are fighting against ObamaCare, saying it goes against what they believe in, and that they should not be forced to pay for it in any way, even indirectly. I think differently, they should not have a say based on their religion alone as to whether or not they participate. They can claim it violates their freedom, but I don’t think anyone quite understands what freedom means for us now, so let’s look at freedom first. Are we really free? The definition...

    1995 singles, 2005 singles, 2007 singles 675  Words | 2  Pages

  • Obamacare Pros And Cons

    Health Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) is a hot topic in today’s political atmosphere. Advocacy and Opposition both run rampant throughout the country. The goal of the act was to fix the health care concern. The Catholic Church (as an entity, not as members of the Catholic Church) has pledged their support for the act. It believes that everyone is entitled to the same benefits regardless of whether or not they can afford it and that it...

    111th United States Congress, Catholic Church, Health care 478  Words | 3  Pages

  • Senate Republicans Develop The Most Credible Plan Yet To 'Repeal And Replace' Obamacare

    repeal and replace Obamacare. The plan seeks to ensure that as many Americans have health coverage as Obamacare does. The vast majority of the Republican base is employed or retired; these active GOP primary voters are sometimes unaware of the degree to which their health coverage is heavily subsidized by the tax code or financed by the government. The Republican Study Committee, a caucus of House Republican conservatives, put out a plan last fall that would replace Obamacare by capping the employer...

    Health care, Health economics, Health insurance 648  Words | 2  Pages

  • Questions and Answers: Obamacare, Free Will, Critical Thinking, and Advertising

    they be able to implement Obamacare. What I mean by that is the health advisors and political advisors should have determined what the cost would be to implement this program and after knowing the cost decide if it was justified for them to raise taxes and implement laws requiring all Americans to partake in this debacleand be forced by new laws to have to pay into this program. I for one, do not appreciate having to pay 4x as much for my health care than before ObamaCare. I feel that there could...

    Cognition, Critical thinking, Learning 742  Words | 2  Pages

  • As Obamacare Rolls Out, Retail Clinics are Booming Again

     Strategic Marketing Management Current Events # 2: As Obamacare Rolls Out, Retail Clinics are Booming Again This article describes how Retail Clinics are emerging as a new business model in the healthcare industry to satisfy the need for convenience, timely and affordable medical services, especially with the Affordable Care Act in motion. Retail Clinics started to appear in 2006 and are becoming more and more popular. The fundamental model is the same: offer a limited number of basic ambulatory...

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health, Health care 557  Words | 3  Pages

  • Barack Obama and Medicaid

    Obamacare Obamacare is a huge topic being discussed between many politicians and regular people across the country. Obamacare is the major “accomplishment” of President Obamas Presidency. While democrats generally are in favor of Obamacare, the republicans are against it. The arguments against Obamacare are the effects on Medicaid, whether it is constitutional or not, and costs of running it. I personally side with the republicans against Obamacare. First thing is the negative effects on...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, President of the United States 825  Words | 4  Pages

  • Small Business and United States Economy

    Introduction In this essay it will be addressing the upcoming healthcare known as Obamacare. What is Obamacare? Obamacare is a new law signed by President Barack Obama; its main focus is to provide affordable health care, whether the American people like it not. If an American chooses not have health insurance, an individual could be fined. As Obamacare approaches and becomes into effect in approximately 6 months it has become one of the most controversial subjects affecting the American people...

    Affordable Health Care for America Act, Barack Obama, Business 1742  Words | 6  Pages

  • Health Insurance and Affordable Care Act

    ObamaCare The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also called ObamaCare or the Affordable Care Act, is a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. This is one of the most consequential expansions from the government and administrative overhaul of the U.S healthcare system, since the establishment of Medicaid and Medicare of 1965. The purpose of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is for raising the rate of health coverage...

    Barack Obama, Federal government of the United States, Health care 1010  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hhfgfgjk

    What is Obama Care? What is the Health Care For America Plan? You've heard of ObamaCare, but what is ObamaCare or the Health Care For America Plan exactly? Obama Care (also known as the Health Care for America Plan) is a national health care plan aimed at reforming the American health care system. ObamaCare's main focus is on regulating the health insurance industry and reducing spending in health care. What is Obama Care?: Obama Care is the unofficial name for The Patient Protection and Affordable...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Health care 708  Words | 3  Pages

  • Policy Making

    some policies will benefit some people more than others and some can just plain benefit the ones who run the country. Obamacare has some history behind the issues, benefits, and policies that will be placed on Americans to abide by. We will take a look at the pros and cons of such a policy and weigh in on how it is good or bad depending on how it affects you and your family. Obamacare is an overall Medicaid expansion that is supposed to be one of the biggest milestones within healthcare reform by insuring...

    Barack Obama, Federalism, Health care 731  Words | 3  Pages

  • Political Campaign Analysis Paper

    deceptive persuasion or making metaphorical comparisons. When trying to persuade someone else to adopt a position, these rhetorical tools contribute to the overall purpose of each campaign. The video campaign, “Obamacare: More Than a Glitch,” is a perfect example of this. “Obamacare: More Than a Glitch,” was a campaign ran by The Heritage Foundation in 2013. The Heritage Foundation is a forty-one year old institution which promotes conservative ideas and values. “The Heritage Foundation is...

    Barack Obama, Conservatism in the United States, Heritage Foundation 1269  Words | 4  Pages

  • Health Care Plan

     ObamaCare pros and cons Lack of doctors, more spending, and distressed Americans is what we can relate to The Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare. The ACA was signed into law on March 23, 2010 intended to reform the healthcare industry. “ObamaCare's goal is to give more Americans access to affordable, quality health insurance, and to reduce the growth in health care spending in the U.S” The general American population go back and forth on the pros and cons of the Affordable Care...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Health care 1127  Words | 3  Pages

  • Barack Obama and Affordable Care Act

    Obamacare, or what is formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is federal legislation that was signed into law on March 23, 2010 by present Barak Obama. The act aims to reform national healthcare and give more people than before access to affordable healthcare. The overall goal of the act is to cover all persons regardless of their conditions or other factors. The passing of Obamacare has led to much conflict in the government and throughout the nation. In particular, recently...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Hawaii 1454  Words | 4  Pages

  • Health Innovation

    Innovation Olivia Elisabeth Brown HCA 210 January 27, 2013 Theresa Brock Health Care Innovation ObamaCare ObamaCare is the official name for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The bull was signed by the President on March 23, 2012. It provides affordable healthcare insurance to millions of uninsured people, and reduces the growth in healthcare spending. The ObamaCare Healthcare bill was created to provide more rights to people who struggle to obtain healthcare insurance...

    Health care, Health care provider, Health economics 765  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obama Care

    this year has been ObamaCare. The cost of health care has been skyrocketing for years, making it unaffordable for many people. The people who cannot afford it wind up without any health insurance at all and the cost of caring for them when they are sick gets passed on to all Americans in the form of higher insurance premiums. The Affordable Care Act was made to alleviate this problem. The official name for "ObamaCare" is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. ObamaCare was signed into law...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health economics 853  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obama Care

     OBAMACARE Name: The Unknowns Course: Introduction to American Government Institution: Professor Luma Date: 24 March 2015 History Prior to the onset of the Obamacare, the American healthcare system was characterized by increasing cost of healthcare. For instance in the 10 years before the implementation of the Obamacare, total expenditure increased at a constant rate. These rising rates of expenditure were unearthed to be caused by the new technology and medicines; this is according...

    Health care, Health care in the United States, Health insurance 2389  Words | 13  Pages

  • being dumb in college

    Subject: Proposal to research the effects Obamacare has had on our health industry. In 2010, the president of the United States, Barack Obama, successfully passed a new health care reform law. The Affordable Care Act “Obamacare” has dramatically changed the health industry in the past four years since its approval. The question at hand is, was it a positive or a negative change in the health care industry? This proposal will summarize the major changes Obamacare has made in the way our health industry...

    Barack Obama, Health, Health care 846  Words | 3  Pages

  • Health Care and Insurance Premiums

    ObamaCare: Can the American people afford it? The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010 by President Barack Obama. The intent of this legislation was to provide all American citizens with healthcare and to improve the overall quality of the healthcare system in the United States. Unfortunately, the cost to implement and maintain ObamaCare will prove to be too costly for the American people. The main funding for this legislation...

    Barack Obama, Health care, Health care provider 974  Words | 3  Pages

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