HCS 455 University of Phoenix Week 4 Universal Healthcare Discussion

Wk 4 Individual Assignment: Health Care Issues

Assignment Content

  • The topic of universal healthcare or, more specifically, a single payer healthcare system, has begun to gain some momentum and was a significant topic of discussion during the last election cycle.

  • Consider the topic of universal healthcare and your perspective on this topic.

  • Write a 600- to 800-word paper that discusses universal healthcare in the United States.

  • Research and Discuss the following topics:
    • What is universal healthcare?
    • What are some of the problems in our healthcare system that have led to increased interest in and support of universal healthcare?
    • How might a universal healthcare system impact cost of care, quality of care, and access to care in the US?
    • List two likely positive outcomes of a universal healthcare system.
    • List two likely negative outcomes/cons of a universal healthcare system.
    • Share your perspective on a universal healthcare system.

  • Cite at least 2 reputable references. Reputable references include trade or industry publications, government or agency websites, scholarly works, a textbook, or other sources of similar quality.

  • Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

  • Submit your assignment.

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