Health Care week 2

Health Care week 2 - Use the following timeline or create a...

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Use the following timeline or create a timeline of your own with eight major events, including the four provided below, from the last 50 years. You may change the dates in the box to match the dates of your events. Include the following in your timeline: Medicare and Medicaid HIPPA of 1996 State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Prospective Payment System (PPS) 1950 The 1950’s was turning point in medicine. A lot of things happened in the year 1950, like the aorta transplant, the discovery of Hepatitis A, and of course one of the worlds most popular drugs Penicillin. A lot of other things happened in the 50’s as well such as, Paul Zoll developing the first Pacemaker to control irregular heartbeat, The first Kidney transplant between two identical twins, Jonas Salk developed the first Polio, The first artificial heart was laced in a dog, which dog survived 90 minutes. Like I said, the 1950’s was the Turning point in all medicine. In the 1950’s America developed a system of private insurance for those who can afford it, and Welfare services for the poor. Another thing that happened in the 1950’s was Federal Security Agency proposed enactment of health insurace of Social Security. A lot happened in the 50’s the medicare program was enacted, which provided health insurance for dependents of those in the Armed Forces. HCA/210
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1960 The 1960’s was the time of vaccines. The first vaccines for oral polio vaccine as an alternative to the injected vaccine, and the first vaccine for measles and mumps. The price of hospital care doubles. In the 1960’s there was a doctor shortage, the need for “health man power” Which lead to federal measures as in they expanded education in the health professions. In the late 50’s / early 60’s Medicare and Medicaid began. The medicare
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course HCA 250 taught by Professor Robbiejohnson during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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