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Module 3 – Case

Medicare and Medicaid

Case Assignment

Watch the following video in preparation for this assignment:

Life: Hindsight 101 (Developer). (2017, July 1). Medicare vs Medicaid: Why you need to know the difference. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_qrk4XLZM0

Use what you learned from the video, the module’s required readings, and your own research to answer the following questions in your paper.

  1. Distinguish between Medicare and Medicaid.
  2. Discuss how Medicare has evolved to accommodate the changing needs of society. Do not just go through the timeline – read the materials, think about how society has changed, and explain how Medicare has changed to meet those needs.
  3. Discuss the impact of health care reform initiatives on Medicare/Medicaid.

Length: Submit a 3-page paper, not including the cover page and the reference list.

Assignment Expectations

Assessment and Grading: Your paper will be assessed based on the performance assessment rubric. You can view it under Assessmentsat the top of the page. Review it before you begin working on the assignment. Your work should also follow these Assignment Expectations.