How does malpractice affect quality of healthcare services? What are two options for malpractice reform?
What is the concept of patient cost sharing? Is it a painless form of cost control? If so, for whom?
In what sense do Americans have a right to medical care? In what sense is access to medical care not a right? What legislative efforts or regulations support each viewpoint? Which view is supported by the current employer-based healthcare system?
How is health policy created and modified? What are the main issues that U.S. health policy will be focusing on in the next decade? Which do you feel will be the most time sensitive policy issue? Why
Based upon your learning in this course, in your view, is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act the best way to improve healthcare coverage for Americans? Why or why not?