Health Care Services and Costing

Health Care Services and Costing

Within the Discussion Board area, write 300-500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts,


ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

In this Discussion Board assignment, consider your own personal experience with the cost of health care. Are you among those who believe that hospital bills are excessive? What about the charges at your doctor’s or dentist’s office?

Discuss the following:

Describe an experience with a bill that you received at a hospital or doctor’s office.
Should the government intervene to control how health care prices are set?
What is your opinion on the role of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in health care cost control?
Would you support the PPACA in fixing health care costs for services across the board?
Ensure that you integrate economic terms, frameworks, and models throughout your review.