Historical Developments in Healthcare Delivery

Select one legislative act from the list below:

    • 1937 Social Security Act
    • 1946 Hill-Burton Act
    • 1965 Social Security Amendments (Medicare/Medicaid)
    • 1973 Health Maintenance Act (Managed Care)
    • 1983 Introduction of Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) by Medicare
    • 1986 Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)
    • 1986 Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
    • 1996 Balanced Budget Amendment
    • 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    • 2006 Medicare Part D Drug Benefit
    • 2006 Massachusetts (Chapter 58) and Vermont (No. 191) legislation to expand health coverage for state residents
    • 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)
  • Review the information about your selected legislation in this week’s Resources, including the timeline developed by Kaiser Foundation and the chapters of the Shi and Singh (2015) course text. You also may conduct additional research using resources available in the Walden Library and on credible websites. As you research the legislative act, identify historical events or circumstances that brought about the need for that legislation and examine the positive and/or negative consequences that followed the implementation of the act.

Post a substantive and cohesive response to the following:

  • Describe the legislative act you selected.
  • Explain the historical events or circumstances that created a need for this legislation and how these events influenced the U.S. healthcare system.
  • Provide an analysis of the positive and/or negative consequences that arose following implementation of the act.

Reminder: Be sure to cite your supporting documentation appropriately in correct APA format.

Do you have an upcoming essay or assignment due?

If you are looking for a similar or different assignment contact us for help by placing an order anonymously and it will be delivered in time.

Get Started & Get it within 6 Hours Order & Get it within 12 Hours

You can trust us for this and even for your future projects