Assignment is on Medicare and Medicaid, which are
government-run health care programs. Please read the following article.
Guterman, S., Davis, K., Stremikis, K., & Drake, H. (2010). Innovation in
medicare and medicaid will be central to health reform's success. Health
Affairs, 29(6), 1188-93. Using the information from this article as well as
additional research, please respond to the following questions. Case Assignment
1. Briefly summarize the article. 2. Identify and discuss the four goals of the
new Medicare framework listed in the article. 3. The authors suggest that the
CMS will need a broader strategy to accomplish its mission. List and discuss at
least 3 recommendations for shaping this strategy. Which one do you feel will
achieve the most good? 4. Based upon what you read in this article and your
research, do you feel do you feel we will have these programs in 10 years?
LENGTH: Your paper should be 3 (900
words) pages 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
PRECISION: Each question of the
assignment is specifically addressed in the paper.
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
DEPTH: The paper presents points
that lead to a deeper understanding of the matters and/or issues being
discussed and integrates several points into coherent conclusions.
EVIDENCE: Statements and points are
well-supported with facts or statistics, and references.
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 therein.