Discuss the impact of the issue relative to the provisions for services to Medicare or Medicaid recipients.

Discuss the impact of the issue relative to the provisions for services to Medicare or Medicaid recipients..

Choose two articles related to the politics of Medicare and Medicaid from the list below.

Aaron, H. J., & Butler, S. (2008). A federalist approach to health reform:

The worst way, except for all the others. Health Affairs, 27(3),

725–735.

Kaiser Family Foundation. (2011). Federal core requirements and state

options in Medicaid: Current policies and key issues. Retrieved

from http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/8174.pdf

Kronick, R., & Gilmer, T. (2012). Medicare and Medicaid spending variations

are strongly linked within hospital regions but not at overall state level.

Health Affairs, 31(5), 948–955.

Kronick, R., & Rousseau, D. (2007). Is Medicaid sustainable? Spending

projections for the program’s second forty years. Health Affairs,

26(6), 271–287.

Mann, C. (2003). The flexibility factor: Finding the right balance. Health

Affairs, 22(1), 62–76.

Weil, A., & Scheppach, R. (2010). New roles for states in health reform

implementation. Health Affairs, 29(6), 1178–1182.

Choose an issue mentioned in these articles pertaining to the politics of Medicare or Medicaid. Use the following as a guide to develop a report on the selected issue:

Explain the main points of the articles.

Explain in detail the issue as it pertains to the politics of Medicare or Medicaid.

Discuss the impact of the issue relative to the provisions for services to Medicare or Medicaid recipients.

In a Microsoft Word document, create a 2- to 3-page report on your analysis of the selected issue.

Support your responses with examples.

Cite any sources in APA format.


Discuss the impact of the issue relative to the provisions for services to Medicare or Medicaid recipients.

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