Supporting Lectures:

Review the following lecture:

  • The Role of Courts in Health Policy Making

Exploring Medicaid

The U.S. created Medicaid, a publically funded healthcare program, to assist people in obtaining healthcare services. In this week, explore Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Tasks:

Answer the following questions:

  • Explain the legislation that introduced Medicaid. Your explanation should include a description of the funding sources for the program.
  • Describe some of the changes, including CHIP, that have occurred to the Medicaid program since its inception.
  • Explain the demographics of the majority of people covered by Medicaid and identify how many people in the U.S. are covered by Medicaid.
  • Describe the changes that will occur in Medicaid with the ACA.

From the Internet, review the following:

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid. (2017, September 14). CMS program history. Retrieved from https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/History/index.html
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid. (n.d.). Affordable Care Act. Retrieved from https://www.medicaid.gov/affordable-care-act/index.html

Submission Details:

  • Present your response in a 3 page Microsoft Word document formatted in APA style.
  • On a separate page, cite all sources using APA format.