Ethics Paper

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Obama Care

Obama Care Obama Care is thought by most people to be a US law aimed at reforming the American health care system. The main focus for this care is to provide more Americans with access to reasonable health insurance, improving the value of health insurance, regulating the health insurance industry, and decreasing health care spending in the US (Government, 2012). Many people have mixed feelings about Obama Care and how it is used in the US. In this paper, I will discuss the origins and the history of how Obama Care got started and its difficulties. Then, I am going to talk about the pros and cons dealing with Obama Care and the ways it will affect our economy. Next, I will discuss how Obama Care is funded and how
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During January of 2011, the House of Republicans voted unanimously to repeal Obama Care, which was never repealed. A big turning point in the process of Obama Care was during October 2011, when secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius announced that the administration would stop the Class Act, which was a key piece of Obama Care. Then in February, the House of Republicans voted 267-159 to repeal the Act, trying to remove it from the books completely. In July of 2012, Americans still oppose Obama Care and a study showed 46% of Americans fear that Obama Care is going to impact the economy (NRCC, 2013). After years of drama, a Supreme Court case, and a president election: Obama Care is finally going to kick in with huge changes to health insurance in 2014. About half of the Americans will get insurance through their jobs, which it is already like that today but then the government will cover about a third. Also, about ten percent will simply just buy their own insurance while about 30 million or so will still not have health insurance. The bigger changes are coming for the ones who work for larger corporations because the government is requiring corporations with 50 or more employees to cover insurance for full employees or pay a penalty that’s going into effect in 2015. Now, the government will still be covering senior

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