HOW HEALTH CARE IN THE UNITED STATES HAS EVOLVED SINCE THE POSTINDUSTRIAL PERIOD.
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AMERICANS FROM SIGNIFICANT RISKS TO HUMAN HEALTH, BOTH ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONAL.
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U.S. HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND MILITARY MEMBERS WERE EXPOSED TO THE CONTAGIOUS.

Week 8 DiscussionSociology,? Public Health Please respond to the following:During outbreak of Ebola in West Africa in 2014, many U.S. healthcare workers and military members were exposed to the contagious disease (see the New York Times article, Ebola-Infected Health Care Worker in Dallas Took a Flight on Monday for an example, located at http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/us/ebola-infected-dallas-health-worker-was-on-flight.html?%20Here%20is%20an%20article%20for%20the%20military%20_r=0). Use the Internet to locate one to two (1-2) other articles about this particular Ebola outbreak. Discuss your initial reaction to the news of the outbreak, citing one (1) article about the outbreak. Explain the effect that this has had on your current perception about public health policy. Health insurance began in the early part of the twentieth century as a means to protect an organization’s assets, either its financial assets or its manpower. Since the early days, health insurance evolved into a system of managed care in order to control issues such as overutilization, skyrocketing costs, limited restrictions, and low-quality care.search for articles on health insurance and managed care. Based on your research, summarize your findings and answer the following questions:Examine the main events in the history of health insurance from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Explain how these events led up to the evolution of managed care organizations.Evaluate the purpose of health care insurance in the early days.Evaluate the evolution of health insurance and managed care. What is the relationship between the two and how has managed care risen to prominence in today’s health care market?Explain how the perspective of health insurance has or hasn’t changed in today’s managed care environment.Analyze the public policy and market forces leading to the growth of managed care.Analyze the current trends in managed care and its future in the context of health care reforms.Based on your understanding, create a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document that includes the answers to the above questions.Support your responses with examples.Cite any sources in APA format.

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