Student: Stanley

Public Policy Reform And Obama Care



My topic is “ Public Policy Reform And Obama Care”


The paper must be 10 pages in length counting the title page and references. So, the actual writing pages may be 8 pages. Please make sure to read ALL the instructions I provided in Week 3 folder. Submitting a draft is optional. I have not set the date for a draft submission because I want to give you an opportunity to send it to me (via e-mail) any time before the week of finals but don’t wait until the night before.  The draft will not be graded. The purpose is to get you to write and not wait until the last minute, and for me to provide you with feedback on how to improve your final paper. If you believe that you have a good quality paper, and choose not to seek my input, you do not need to send the draft in. Instead, you will just submit the final paper. However, I strongly encourage you to either seek assistance from the writing center, or to send it to me for input.



PAPER FORMAT: All papers should conform to the following format requirements:


  • Paper should have a title page which includes the title of the paper, your name, the course name, name of the professor, and style of citation you are using.
  • Must use a 12 pt. Times Roman Font only. Courier is not acceptable.
  • Use left justification only…………..papers will not be accepted which are formatted with full justification
  • Use 1 inch margins on all sides
  • Pages must be numbered
  • Must follow the page requirements of the assignment
  • If you are using citation style other than APA, you must submit a copy of the citation guidelines (available on the library webpage))




  • You must use paragraphs
  • Use words with which you are comfortable and be certain that you know the meaning
  • Do not use contractions such as aren’t, don’t, can’t, etc. Spell words out completely
  • Use spell check and grammar check.
  • In most instances, slang terms are inappropriate –e.g. cop, kids
  • In most cases, you will be completing a formal paper, do not write as if you are speaking to a friend. You must be deliberate in your writing.
  • Your paper should have an introduction, body and conclusion. Your introduction should include a clear and concise thesis statement which lets the reader know exactly what your paper is going to address
  • Proofread your work. There is no excuse for typos and misspellings or misuses of common words such as; their/there or where/were, etc.
  • For assistance with writing and grammar:


PROPER CITATION Paper must be properly cited


  • Consult the library or library webpage for guidelines on proper citation. If you are using a different citation style than one preferred by your professor, you must include a copy of citation guidelines with your paper. Note the citation style you are using on the cover page of all papers.
  • Your paper should never be a collection of direct quotes from authors. Instead synthesize and summarize the authors’ arguments or findings and then cite them. Keep direct quotes to a maximum of 3. These direct quotes must include a page number in your citation.
  • Research papers will have citations consistently throughout the whole paper. As a general rule, you should have at least one citation per paragraph.
  • All citations noted within the text of your paper will appear in the bibliography. All sources noted in the bibliography will appear in at least one citation within the text of the paper.
  • No 3rd party citations are allowed. You should cite original sources whenever possible. Text books are not scholarly sources.


The following are examples of how to cite material properly:




Chalk and King (1998, pg. 50), on behalf of the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine, argue: “the overall ‘system’ of family violence interventions is highly disjointed, loosely structured, and often lacks central coordinating offices or comprehensive service delivery systems.”


Citation within the text:


Trist (2005) argues that a ………………………..


Other citations:

Current intervention strategies function predominately to respond to violence once it has occurred (Chalk and King, 1998).

Multiple sources saying the same thing: 

In fact, family violence seems commonplace in families who are caring for an elderly relative with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease (Einmetz, 1988; Paveza, Smith and Jones, 2002; Tacerd, 2003).



  • Use only scholarly sources. This means, scholarly books and peer reviewed journals. You may use government documents and law review articles, if approved by your professor. Some professional journals, may be acceptable for some assignments, but you must check with your professor.
  • Utilize the library’s databases to find scholarly materials.  You may utilize online journal articles if they are from a peer reviewed journal. Check the box labeled “peer reviewed” to ensure you are getting access to scholarly materials. The online catalog will assist you finding scholarly books.
  • Do not use any internet webpages, unless pre-approved by your professor.
  • Do not use magazines unless your professor specifically requests that you do.
  • Sources such as Wikipedia, other encyclopedias, or CQ Researcher may be useful for your learning about a topic, but are not appropriate scholarly sources.
  • Refer to the library’s web-based tutorial for assistance.
  • Plagiarism, in any form, will not be tolerated and will result in an E for the assignment and/or E in the course, or can lead to expulsion from the college. Examples of plagiarism include, but are not limited to: buying a paper, using the writing of another student and calling it your own, using the words or thoughts of any author without proper citation, cut and pasting material from a website, etc.



Public policy reforms and “Obama” care


Former American president Barack Obama plan of health care reform of 2010 became a new law and it is known as Obamacare. It is also known as patients protection and Affordable care Act.  Obama Care is the informal name for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that was marked into law on March 23, 2010, by President Barack Obama. The essential target of social insurance change is to give human services inclusion to all Americans all around and to diminish the expenses of medicinal services administrations and inclusion (Skocpol, T., & Williamson, V. 2010). No significant changes had contacted the human services framework in the United States since 1965 when Medicare and Medicaid were set up. Medicinal services costs were ascending in America, and individuals who required clinical protection inclusion were being dropped or denied. Numerous endeavours to actualize Health Care Reform was made however never prevailing until Barack Obama's Presidency.

Objectives Of This Plan

To survey the elements impacting the choice to seek after wellbeing change, abridge proof on the impacts of the law to date, prescribe activities that could improve the human services framework, and recognize general exercises for the open strategy from the Affordable Care Act.

The main objectives of these plans are to change the private protection advertise particularly for people and little gathering buyers, to grow Medicaid to the stirring poor with pay up to 133% of the government neediness level, and to change how clinical choices are made. Every one of the 3 targets depends essentially on private decisions as opposed to government guideline and are established in desires for sound dynamic moulded by motivating forces however liberated by different requirements (Gelman, A., Lee, D., & Ghitza, Y. 2010, January). Furnishing more Americans with access to reasonable medical coverage. Furthermore, Provide medicinal services inclusion for all Americans all around. Improvement like social insurance and medical coverage, manage the health care coverage industry, diminish Healthcare expenses and spending in the US.

Affordability and Acceptability

This Affordable Care Act makes it easier for people to get as well as keep medical coverage. Under the law, individuals under age 26 can remain on a parent's medical coverage strategy. Obamacare disallows insurance agencies from denying plan interest because of wellbeing status, clinical history or condition, earlier cases understanding, hereditary data, incapacity, or proof of insurability. As such, safety net providers are required to acknowledge all candidates for individual and little gathering plans and to ensure strategy reestablishment, exception account of misrepresentation or default (Cantor, J. C., Monheit, A. C., DeLia, D., & Lloyd, K. 2012). Back up plans are not permitted to force prior condition avoidances on youngsters or grown-ups, and exorbitant holding up periods are precluded. State insurance commissions have expansive scope to control medical coverage organizations in their states; be that as it may, the Affordable Care Act expects states to embrace certain inclusion measures and customer assurances.

Important Aspect of this Law

  • Fro this law Obama Employers with under 25 full-time comparable workers may meet all requirements for charge credits and other help for safeguarding representatives through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
  • Obama Care can shield people from being dropped while wiped out, denied care because of lifetime limits, denied care for prior conditions, and offers Americans a superior legitimate remaining against medical coverage organizations. Point of Obama Care is to improve the nature of care for all Americans by giving better safeguard and wellbeing care to increase expectations of fundamental human services inclusion (Burge, M. R., & Schade, D. S. 2014).
  • Obama Care takes out previous conditions and sex separation with the goal that no people can be charged more or can be dropped from their medical coverage inclusion for wellbeing or sexual orientation reasons.
  • Obama Care guarantees Healthcare inclusion to any lawful US inhabitant who can't as of now get quality Healthcare through their employers with the goal that entrance to human services is never again reliant on medical coverage organizations.


Policymakers should expand on the progress made by the Affordable Care Act by proceeding to execute the Health Insurance Marketplaces and conveyance framework change, expanding government money related help for Marketplace enrollees, presenting an open arrangement alternative in territories lacking individual market competition, and taking activities to decrease professionally prescribed medication costs.


Skocpol, T., & Williamson, V. (2010). Obama and the transformation of US public policy: The struggle to reform health care. Ariz. St. LJ, 42, 1203.

Gelman, A., Lee, D., & Ghitza, Y. (2010, January). Public opinion on health care reform. In The Forum (Vol. 8, No. 1). De Gruyter.

Burge, M. R., & Schade, D. S. (2014). Diabetes and the Affordable Care Act.

Cantor, J. C., Monheit, A. C., DeLia, D., & Lloyd, K. (2012). Early impact of the Affordable Care Act on health insurance coverage of young adults. Health services research, 47(5), 1773-1790.












Budget: $20.00

Due on: May 05, 2020 00:00

Posted: 12 months ago.

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