Affordable Care Act Of 2009 Case Study

909 Words4 Pages
What were the problems in the health care system that the Affordable Care Act of 2009 sought to address? What was the public option, and why did it not pass? How would the new health care program be paid for? What were some of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act? Some of the things that the Affordable Care Act of 2009 wanted to address were to make it possible for every American citizen to have insurance coverage; another problem they wanted the act to address was the help reduce the soaring cost of Medicaid. The public option was to be a government supported insurance program to compete with the private insurance companies to help keep down the cost for private insurance; the reason that the public option did not pass was because…show more content…
How was this disaster a failure of regulation? What should be done to make regulations more effective, especially when they are politically unpopular with the business community? It was on April 20, 2010 that an explosion killing 11 workers on the platform, caused by a methane gas leak that eventually would sink an oil drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico and set into motion the largest oil spill in the U.S.A. and two days later an oil slick would start to spread at the former site of the oil drilling platform. Weeks after the explosion British Petroleum (BP) did attempted to plug the leak under water but ever attempt failed, they then tried to put a dome like fitting over the valves that were leaking but failed due to the interference of the methane that was coming out, a third plan was enacted to try and pump mud into the well which they called “top kill” but this also…show more content…
Describe the sources of foreign policymaking. How do these sources work together? How do they conflict? The sources of foreign policymaking is diplomacy, economic aid, technical assistance so called military intervention, they work together by having options and that is not only can you send in someone to talk things through you can help with relief funds and if none of this works you have the intervention of the military to play its roll. They can work against each other by helping out a country and then that country does a turn about and now you are facing them as an enemy, a prime example would be the relief we offered Iraq with monetary aid and military aid along with weapons to help battle the Iran and Iraq war, then some years later we are going back into Iraq because they have a tyrant that is running the country and threatening American foreign policy interest in other parts the

More about Affordable Care Act Of 2009 Case Study

Open Document