This discussion will focus on some of the issues that will arise in the remainder of this course, with respect to the importance of good health to Americans, defining characteristics of the U.S. health system (which the authors submit is not a “system” at all), the key challenges facing the health system , and the stakeholders involved in addressing those challenges.
Grading Rubric for the Challenge of Health Care Delivery and Health Policy
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) is expected to increase insurance coverage for a significant number of Americans. But many problems in the health care system remain unresolved. As a future Primary Care Health Care Provider, please describe the following:
Why health is so important to Americans ?
Defining characteristics of the U.S. health care delivery system ?
Seven key challenges facing the health system ?
Stakeholders who shape and are affected by how the health system is organized and how it functions ?
minimum of 250 words and with at least 2 citations/references. The required course textbook must be one of the references.
(Knickman, J. R., & Elbel, B. (2019). Jonas & Kovner’s Health Care Delivery in the United States. 12th Edition. Springer Publishing Company. ISBN-13: 978-0826172723).