The American healthcare system can be traced back a long way and back in the 1930’s the public were all access to healthcare for all. What made people wary then still makes people wary today – who pays for it? Healthcare policy is an in-depth subject, one that cannot possibly be covered in one article. That’s how it is for the governments who are tasked with the responsibility of bringing about reforms to the public healthcare system and, for as long as we can go back in history,…

We think we know what the future holds for health care in the US but perhaps it would help to know how we got there: 2010 – Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act was signed into law. 2003 – Medicare Prescriptions Drug Improvement and Modernization Act was put in place 2002 – The Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness was formed to help co-ordinate the fight against and dealing with emergency health threats and bioterrorism 2001 – Center for Medicare and Center for Medicaid formed 2001 – First…

Healthcare policies are not particular easy to develop but someone has to do it and that someone is the United States government.  President Obama signed a new Act into law in March of 2010. It was called The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, although it is more commonly known as Obamacare. The ideas behind this new policy weren’t dreamed up in a day, they are the result of years of ideas and planning.  But, just because the policy was developed so meticulously, does that automatically mean it…

President Obama has just one job – to serve the American public and to serve them well.  There are many who believe that with Obamacare he has failed.  Recent polls are suggesting that there are less people supporting Obamacare now than they did when it was first announced. Across the Unites States, people are losing their existing insurance policies, premiums are going through the roof and millions of people who actually want to use the system are finding that they can’t. While the US health system was already…

Obamacare is here to stay whether the American public likes it or not. President Obama introduced the Affordable Care act in 2010 and 2014 is the year it all begins to take shape. Or so the Obama Administration would have you believe anyway. The polls, perhaps, tell another story. Fox News has been carrying out regular polls over the last couple of years and the new figures from the latest one are in. According the figures, the number of those who support the 2010 Affordable Care Act has…