1.Select one area of health policy and describe
the impact that policy formation places on direct patient care delivery. What
component of the policy area you selected could be improved to provide better
care or patient outcomes, and how?
2.View the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care
This video was developed just as the Patient Protection and
Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as ACA) was due to be implemented.
Now that the ACA is operational, contrast the information from the video with
actual outcomes and provide your assessment of whether or not the stated goals
of the ACA are being met for direct patient care. Support your position using
sources inclusive of peer-reviewed literature as well as governmental
statistics (state or national) or other nonpartisan resources.