HP609 2021 March Week 1 Discussion Latest
HP609 Health Policy, Politics, and Perspectives
Week 1 Discussion
Key Characteristics of the U.S. Healthcare System
Cost, quality, and access are three pillars of the U.S. health system. Write about some of the key characteristics of the U.S. healthcare system related to cost, quality, and access. Your textbook and other learning materials for Week 1 are good resources for this assignment, but you can also use other sources.
For this discussion, you must refer to at least one article from a reputable newspaper (can be online) or other media source that is current (from the last month) and post the resource in APA format.
You must have at least two references in your initial post and the media source can be one of the two.
Summarize your post in 500 to 750 words.
Reply to at least two of your classmates. In your reply posts, include new information related to your peer’s initial post or to the topic. Each reply should be 200 to 400 words. You should cite one to two sources in your reply posts that add new information in response to your classmate’s post.
Please refer to the Grading Rubric for details on how this activity will be graded.