Running Head: Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Successful Implementation of Affordable Care Act Policy
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An Introductory Overview of the Act itself:
The Affordable Care Act is a United States government policy that was implemented under the rule of President Barrack Obama in order to improve health care services all over the states. It was specifically designed to review the factors influencing the decision to pursue health reforms, to recommend actions that could improve the health care system, and identify the general lessons for public policy. It also saw the improvement of accessibility, affordability, and quality of healthcare.
For this act to have been implemented and made to become so effective in the United States, there are several processes that it had to pass through, all of which are inter-related, which is the ideology behind the interplay. Some of the relationships included its designing by experienced professionals, the rulemaking procedure after its presentation and its discussion at the parliament, the operation process and its final evaluation as well. All these processes took time, and their successful implementation means that the Act was of great relevance and that it contributed well to the delivery of healthcare services in the United States!
The Policymaking procedure for such an Act is usually very long and it always has its own twists. Because healthcare service delivery is a very sensitive case, the implementation of such an Act had to go through interrelated cyclical phases such as formulation, implementation and lastly, its modification just in case of loopholes that need redressing in order to achieve some level of perfection.
The designing part of the process entails the working agenda, planning the work, and organizing the work as well, while the rulemaking process involves detailed directives that are developed by implementing organizations in the executive branch.
Furthermore, the operating process involves one or more organizations or agencies whereby they undertake the operation of enacted legislation based on design and established rules. Also, the evaluation process is most likely to lead the experts who are designing the Act towards new rounds of designing, rulemaking and operating policy. These processes are all interrelated in that chronology, as is described in the Longest HPM Chapter 3 of the resource that is provided in the question.
From my point of view with regards to the required insight that pertains m commentary concept on the Supreme Court of the United States, I personally believe that the policymakers have done a very good job of implementing this Act. However, I feel that there is still so much to be done to the same policy and therefore the well learned and experienced experts who are responsible for making the same Act should not rest their cases on the Supreme...