Based on a review of the readings and other research on prevention, what direction would you advise policymakers to support to promote for the purposes of a) promoting the health of the U.S. population and b) achieving cost savings for the overall health care industry?
In 4-5 pages excluding the cover, reference pages
- Consider the approach based on how the government reflects public policy (provision of care and indirectly by the funding of health care services).
- Discuss the influence that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has had to date. What changes would you recommend as the tweaking of this law continues?
- What forms of measurement are used to determine the outcomes of such legislation, and what lessons can be learned from current and previous reform efforts?