Study Questions

  1. Describe the characteristics of the U.S. healthcare system, including the cost of care, who pays for care, the number of people uninsured, and the comparative health of the citizens.
  2. Explain the major government health care programs including Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, and Veterans Health Care.
  3. Describe some of the major components of the Affordable Care Act of 2010.
  4. What role could preventative care play in containing health care costs?