This assignment reinforces information in your textbook and concepts presented in this unit. Your responses to the items below should be thorough, well-conceived college-level responses that are grammatically correct. Please write your answers in complete sentences. You must justify your responses with facts and details from the reading assignments and with your conclusions. It is recommended that you work through this assignment as you complete your reading assignment. Complete the questions and items below.
- The ACA includes several provisions with significant effects on public health. One of these was the establishment of the Prevention and Public Health Fund. Summarize how this fund will be beneficial in improving the health of the public. (One to two paragraphs is an appropriate length)
- Identify and summarize two of the four of the issues that remain central to the ACA’s workforce initiatives. (One paragraph is an appropriate length.)
- How has the passage of the ACA impacted medical education as it relates to the delivery, access, and quality of services? (One paragraph per heading is an appropriate length.)
- With the ACA’s new parity provisions for insurance coverage, newer models of care are emerging that emphasize the integration of behavioral health services with primary care. What are the benefits of this integration? Give some examples of how it is benefitting consumers. (One paragraph per innovation in an appropriate length)