Healthcare insurance

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Grading Rubric for Healthcare Policy Paper

Healthcare Policy Paper (42 points) 35% of grade

Healthcare has always been in a constant state of flux, accelerating in the last two decades due to increasing costs, limited access to care and demands for quality.
The paper is a scholarly discussion of forces that drive healthcare today, how health policies shape our healthcare system and the global healthcare environment, and
your personal and professional experiences within the healthcare system.

The content of the paper should:
Provide an overview of the history of healthcare insurance in the US (refer to Chapter 3 in your textbook), using citations to support your discussion. The name of the
book is: ( Shi, L. & Singh, D. (2017). Essentials of the U. S. healthcare system (4th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones
and Bartlett, ISBN# 978-1-284-10055-6)
Review and discuss current healthcare policy finances and insurance reimbursement in regard to Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and exchanges.
Compare the U.S. healthcare system to at least one other country regarding costs, financing and/or outcomes. Use citations to support your discussion.
Discuss the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) on access to quality care and disparities in underserved populations in the US.
Use citations to support your discussion.
Discuss the impact of the PPACA on current healthcare policies. Present one to two specific examples to explain the relationship of current healthcare policies to your
personal and professional experiences. For this section, you may use “I” in your description of your experiences. Citations are not required for this section.

The format of the paper includes:

A minimum of four (4) references is required. References may include textbooks, scholarly articles and reputable web sites (e.g., nursing organizations, state/federal
government, professional healthcare or business sites, recognized foundations). One source should be the course textbook. The following sources are not acceptable:
social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs), proprietary or commercial sites (e.g., insurance brokers), and politically-oriented/sponsored sites. NOTE:
Sites that use the term “Obamacare” in the title may not provide information required of scholarly work.
The paper must be in APA format. APA running head, headings, citations and references are required. No abstract is required.
It should be 5 to 6 pages in length and no longer than 8 pages.(not including title and reference pages), double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 point font. It must be
written in Word format. Use care in copying/pasting from other sources and inserting into your paper. This often interferes with formatting, and alters the consistent
look of your paper. Also, journal references may appear in formats other than APA. References must be in APA format only.
Cite all articles used in your literature review within the body of your paper and on the reference list. For full credit, you must cite throughout your paper, making
it very clear to the reader where your information was found (immediately after your extracted point). Please refer to www.apastyle.com for more information. Clarity
of thought and expression of ideas for this scholarly paper are included in the grading rubric.
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Grading Rubric for Healthcare Policy Paper

Healthcare Policy Paper (42 points) 35% of grade

Healthcare has always been in a constant state of flux, accelerating in the last two decades due to increasing costs, limited access to care and demands for quality.
The paper is a scholarly discussion of forces that drive healthcare today, how health policies shape our healthcare system and the global healthcare environment, and
your personal and professional experiences within the healthcare system.

The content of the paper should:
Provide an overview of the history of healthcare insurance in the US (refer to Chapter 3 in your textbook), using citations to support your discussion. The name of the
book is: ( Shi, L. & Singh, D. (2017). Essentials of the U. S. healthcare system (4th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones
and Bartlett, ISBN# 978-1-284-10055-6)
Review and discuss current healthcare policy finances and insurance reimbursement in regard to Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and exchanges.
Compare the U.S. healthcare system to at least one other country regarding costs, financing and/or outcomes. Use citations to support your discussion.
Discuss the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) on access to quality care and disparities in underserved populations in the US.
Use citations to support your discussion.
Discuss the impact of the PPACA on current healthcare policies. Present one to two specific examples to explain the relationship of current healthcare policies to your
personal and professional experiences. For this section, you may use “I” in your description of your experiences. Citations are not required for this section.

The format of the paper includes:

A minimum of four (4) references is required. References may include textbooks, scholarly articles and reputable web sites (e.g., nursing organizations, state/federal
government, professional healthcare or business sites, recognized foundations). One source should be the course textbook. The following sources are not acceptable:
social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs), proprietary or commercial sites (e.g., insurance brokers), and politically-oriented/sponsored sites. NOTE:
Sites that use the term “Obamacare” in the title may not provide information required of scholarly work.
The paper must be in APA format. APA running head, headings, citations and references are required. No abstract is required.
It should be 5 to 6 pages in length and no longer than 8 pages.(not including title and reference pages), double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 point font. It must be
written in Word format. Use care in copying/pasting from other sources and inserting into your paper. This often interferes with formatting, and alters the consistent
look of your paper. Also, journal references may appear in formats other than APA. References must be in APA format only.
Cite all articles used in your literature review within the body of your paper and on the reference list. For full credit, you must cite throughout your paper, making
it very clear to the reader where your information was found (immediately after your extracted point). Please refer to www.apastyle.com for more information. Clarity
of thought and expression of ideas for this scholarly paper are included in the grading rubric.

Refer to the schedule for due dates/times.

This activity aligns with meeting course objectives #.1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,11

Grading Rubric for Healthcare Policy Paper

Healthcare Policy Paper (42 points) 35% of grade

Healthcare has always been in a constant state of flux, accelerating in the last two decades due to increasing costs, limited access to care and demands for quality.
The paper is a scholarly discussion of forces that drive healthcare today, how health policies shape our healthcare system and the global healthcare environment, and
your personal and professional experiences within the healthcare system.

The content of the paper should:
Provide an overview of the history of healthcare insurance in the US (refer to Chapter 3 in your textbook), using citations to support your discussion. The name of the
book is: ( Shi, L. & Singh, D. (2017). Essentials of the U. S. healthcare system (4th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones
and Bartlett, ISBN# 978-1-284-10055-6)
Review and discuss current healthcare policy finances and insurance reimbursement in regard to Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance and exchanges.
Compare the U.S. healthcare system to at least one other country regarding costs, financing and/or outcomes. Use citations to support your discussion.
Discuss the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) on access to quality care and disparities in underserved populations in the US.
Use citations to support your discussion.
Discuss the impact of the PPACA on current healthcare policies. Present one to two specific examples to explain the relationship of current healthcare policies to your
personal and professional experiences. For this section, you may use “I” in your description of your experiences. Citations are not required for this section.

The format of the paper includes:

A minimum of four (4) references is required. References may include textbooks, scholarly articles and reputable web sites (e.g., nursing organizations, state/federal
government, professional healthcare or business sites, recognized foundations). One source should be the course textbook. The following sources are not acceptable:
social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs), proprietary or commercial sites (e.g., insurance brokers), and politically-oriented/sponsored sites. NOTE:
Sites that use the term “Obamacare” in the title may not provide information required of scholarly work.
The paper must be in APA format. APA running head, headings, citations and references are required. No abstract is required.
It should be 5 to 6 pages in length and no longer than 8 pages.(not including title and reference pages), double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 point font. It must be
written in Word format. Use care in copying/pasting from other sources and inserting into your paper. This often interferes with formatting, and alters the consistent
look of your paper. Also, journal references may appear in formats other than APA. References must be in APA format only.
Cite all articles used in your literature review within the body of your paper and on the reference list. For full credit, you must cite throughout your paper, making
it very clear to the reader where your information was found (immediately after your extracted point). Please refer to www.apastyle.com for more information. Clarity
of thought and expression of ideas for this scholarly paper are included in the grading rubric.

Refer to the schedule for due dates/times.

This activity aligns with meeting course objectives #.1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,11

Grading Rubric for Healthcare Policy Paper