Healthcare Reform in the United States
Select one state opposed to Medicaid expansion and describe why. Then, consider your own state. What are the benefits and drawbacks to Medicaid expansion in your state?
Define what the coverage gap is (problem/issue)
Discuss how the coverage gap impact low income healthcare consumers population.
What role does the ACA have in widening or closing the coverage gap?
Why is it important to close the gap (implications for positive social change)?
What are some solutions to closing the coverage gap and how can healthcare equity help close the gap? Include recommendations and/or solutions.
Your PowerPoint presentation should include/address:
Title Slide (1 slide)
Objectives Slide (1 slide)
Medicaid expansion (1-2 slides)
Coverage gap – define/problem/issue (1-2 slides)
Coverage gap impact on low income healthcare consumers (2-3 slides)
Role ACA has in widening or closing the coverage gap (1-2 slides)
Close the gap (1-2 slides)
Solutions to closing the coverage gap and how can healthcare equity help close the gap? (2-3 slides)
Reference slide (1-2 slides).
Nickitas, D. M., Middaugh, D. J., & Feeg, M. D. (2019). Policy and politics for nurses and other health professionals: Advocacy and action. (3rd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. Read Chapter 7.