Prior to beginning work on this discussion, review your assigned textbook chapters and the Appendix: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 and other required readings for this week: Crisis in U.S. health care: Corporate power still blocks reform; What do we know about the needs and challenges of health systems? A scoping review of the international literature; Health care reform in the United States: Past, present and future challenges; About the Affordable Care Act (Links to an external site.).
Over the past four weeks, you have learned about the U.S. health care system and its complexities. For this discussion, you will focus on the enacted laws and regulations that have influenced the health care system and how it functions. You will need to address components from Part 1 and Part 2 in your initial response.
In thinking about the future of health care in the United States,