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Week 4 – Journal
Reflections on Health-Care Policy
For your journal entry, you will explore aspects of your personal experience and/or beliefs regarding significant public policies and what you have learned in your readings. For this journal assignment review the following resources:
- Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy? (Links to an external site.)
- Health Reform Hits Main Street: The YouToons Explain the New Health Law. (Links to an external site.)
- Illustrating Health Care Reform: How Health Insurance Coverage Will Work. (Links to an external site.)
As you reflect on these resources, please address the following questions:
- What are the major current healthcare issues and policies in the United States today?
- What is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – 2010? How did this policy change the health care system in the United States?
- Describe one strength and one weakness of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – 2010.
- How are you affected by healthcare policies in the United States? If you are not affected, why not?
- What were your thoughts on the healthcare system in the United States prior to this week’s readings?
- How has your perspective been either reinforced or changed now that you are more informed?
Your journal entry should be 300-500 words including APA reference page and using in-text citation.