Topic 1 The Affordable Care Act

Topic 1 The Affordable Care Act

Welcome to the Unit 8 Discussion Board Topic 1. Scholarly writing is a craft that one develops. Treat your initial post as a short essay by writing: (a) one introductory paragraph that introduces your essay; (b) one paragraph each for the below list of four required elements, using the four below headings, for the initial post; and (c) a conclusion to your essay. Some writing tips are at the bottom of this post. Also, below, is Kaplan of the required elements for your initial post this week:

Describe the features of the Affordable Care Act and explain how it will control costs and improve quality of care from the perspective of a cultural, economic, and ethnically diverse society. What are the limits of the Act? As an advanced practice nurse, what policy changes would you recommend to provide health coverage to those who remain uninsured? What effects does this act have on providers and consumers?

*Tip 1: Cite and reference a minimum of 3 current peer-reviewed sources; the 3 current peer-reviewed sources should be scholarly journal articles published within 2016-2017.

*Tip 2: Cite all references inside the narrative of your written text.

*Tip 3: Use APA headings to organize your initial posts; it is helpful to readers. Sample headings are:

Introductory paragraph

Description of the Affordable Care Act

How the Affordable Care Act will Control Costs and Improve Care

The Limits of the Act

Recommend Policy Changes

Effects the Act has for Providers and Consumers?

Conclusion