Essay on Obamacare

1691 Words Feb 17th, 2016 7 Pages
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT “Obamacare” The Affordable Care Act, or otherwise known as “Obamacare,” was signed into law on March 23, 2010 by President Barack Obama. The thing that immediately comes to mind when I think of Obamacare is healthcare for every citizen in the United States. This sounds great to me, and without research with in-depth investigation, I would say it has been homerun for Obama with acquiring votes in the past, as well as giving every citizen healthcare. I am interested in the topic of Obamacare because of the simple fact that many people of this generation believe it is a great thing; my intuition tells me that same thing. I know that the main goals of Obamacare are to provide affordable health insurance to all …show more content…
So, with my intuition and shallow information combined, I believe that the Affordable Care Act is a win-win situation for everyone. Now, in this part of the paper, I will forget about my intuition and shallow information and do some in-depth research of my own on “Obamacare.” I believe that in-depth research is the only way to decide if something is logical or not. Michael Connelly, a journalist for Western Journalism who has read the entire text of House Bill 3200: The Affordable Health Care Choices Act of 2009, said that he was frankly concerned that parts of the proposed law might be unconstitutional. He stated that the law provides for rationing of health care, particularly where senior citizens and other classes of citizens are involved, free health care for illegal immigrants, free abortion services, and probably forced participation in abortions by members of the medical profession. He continued and said that the Bill will also eventually force private insurance companies out of business, and put everyone into a government run system. Connelly states that all decisions about personal health care will ultimately be made by federal bureaucrats, and most of them will not be health care professionals. Hospital admissions, payments to physicians, and allocations of necessary medical devices will be strictly controlled by the government. Now, I am now very scared of this Affordable Care act

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