The overall goal of the Session Long
Project is to examine health care delivery in the United States. Please read
the article "Healthcare Reform in 2010: Transforming the Delivery System
to Improve the Quality of Care" by Filson, Hollingsworth, Skolarus,
Clemens, and Hollenbeck. After reading the article, please respond to the
- What is the intended purpose of the PPACA that was
signed into law in 2010? Will it meet its intended purpose based on what
you've read in this article and from your own research on the topic?
- What do the authors state are the issues with the
quality of care being provided?
- Identify and discuss the four mechanisms that wil be
implemented by the PPACA.
LENGTH: Your paper should be 3 pages (900 words) typed and double-spaced
with one-inch margins and 12-point font, and meet the exact number of pages
specified in the assignment instructions.
COVER PAGE: Copy the exact assignment onto your cover page (the actual
questions or task).
REFERENCES: Cite your references in the text of all papers and on the
reference list at the end. For examples, review the way the references are
listed in the modules and on the background reading list.
PRECISION: Each question of the assignment is specifically addressed in the
CLARITY: The paper reads clearly (i.e., it is not confusing) and is
well-structured. Subheadings are used to guide the reader.
BREADTH: The paper presents appropriate breadth covering the questions of
the assignment (multiple perspectives and references, multiple issues/factors
considered, as appropriate).
DEPTH: The paper presents points that lead to a deeper understanding of the
matters and/or issues being discussed and integrates several points into
EVIDENCE: Statements and points are well-supported with facts or statistics,
CRITICAL THINKING: Set aside personal biases and instead approach the
subject matter using available scholarly evidence. Consider the strengths and
weaknesses of competing arguments/perspectives on this topic. Having read these
scholarly sources, make a judgment as to the merit of the arguments presented