Assignment 2: ACA
Over the next few weeks, you will explore many of the critical components of the Patient Protection and ACA. Each week, a different provision will be introduced. Your assignments will include researching the provision and explaining the changes that will occur with the Patient Protection and ACA.
The U.S. created Medicaid, a publically funded healthcare program, to assist people in obtaining healthcare services. This week, explore Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Answer the following questions:
- What legislation introduced Medicaid, and what are the funding sources for the program?
- What are some of the changes, including CHIP, that have occurred to the Medicaid program since its inception?
- What are the demographics of the majority of people covered by Medicaid, and how many people in the U.S. are covered by Medicaid?
- Describe the changes that will occur in Medicaid with the ACA.
Submit your answers in a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document. Support your answers with appropriate examples and research.