Write an essay on the process of how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), which is considered to be the most significant regulatory overhaul of the U.S. health care system, became a law.

This assignment is to evaluate your understanding of the challenges of passing a bill. Write an essay on the process of how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), which is considered to be the most significant regulatory overhaul of the U.S. health care system, became a law. The essay should be around 5 pages (single spaced – Times New Roman font size 12). To help you understand this better, I want you to form teams of 2-3 people and debate and discuss the issues with your teammate before writing the report. The final written report will be individual work and should not be shared work. You don’t need to write the same view pointsas your teammate. Here is a video that you can watch together with your teammate, for your first meeting: http://www.pbs.org/video/1468710007/ . You can also use newspaper reports, journal articles, government websites, white papers and other reports. Pl. make sure you sitethem appropriately.
Here are also some pointers to help you write the assignment:
a. How did President Obama successfully get through the health care reform and why didearlier reform efforts fail?
b. How did changes in the political landscape open a policy window in 2009–2010 that made iteasier to pass health care reform?
c. How was the ACA designed to minimize the opposition of health care interest groups such asinsurers, doctors, and hospitals that previously had opposed health care reform in the U.S.?
d. How did legislative coalition leaders use techniques of persuasion, procedure, andmodification to win over enough members of Congress to pass the bill?
In the conclusion of your essay, provide a brief recommendation to the interest group on the political strategy it should pursue to modify the ACA. There are two sides here – the Club for Growth would like to repeal or scale back the ACA, while MoveOn would like to further expand it. Provide your recommendations to whichever interest group you choose to address. Your recommendations could include advocacy at either the state or federal level. Pl. remember that you need to consider the political feasibility of your recommendation.As usual, pl. do not plagiarize. Pl. do not copy paste from any already written articles/forums/websites – that would be plagiarism. Pl. check the Syllabus/D2L for policies regarding plagiarism. Write in your own words and provide references