HCS 455 Week 4 Current Policy Part II: Topic Selection

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 HCS 455 Week 4 Current Policy Part II: Topic Selection

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is the most recent and relevant example of health care reform enacted by the United States government and arguably the most comprehensive policy of health care reform since the enactment of Medicare in the 1960s.

As a team, choose one topic that the PPACA addresses from the list below (these were the topics listed on the Health Care Reform Matrix in Week Three). This will become the focus of your Week Five learning team assignment.




Patient Bill of Rights


Medical loss ratio


State-based health insurance exchange


Federally facilitated insurance exchange


Consumer assistance programs


Pre-existing condition insurance plan


Annual limits


Coverage for young people


Grandfathered plans




Review of insurance plans


Student health plans


Self-funded non-federal governmental plans


Medicaid expansion


Write a 175-word summary of your chosen topic.

Submit your selected topic to your instructor.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
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