Discuss the concepts of health and health care delivery for the elderly. Include important morbidity and mortality statistics, facts regarding affordability and access to health care (e.g. private insurance versus public (Medicare, Medicaid, or SCHIP) and key health care trends.
Explain the varying roles that the three levels of government (Federal, State, and Local) have for ensuring the health and welfare of the public and specific agencies and services for providing and monitoring the quality of these services specific to the elderly
Discuss the specific elements of the Affordable Health Care Act that will affect access to care for the elderly. Include analysis from reputable sources regarding the potential impact on the health and health care delivery specific to your population.
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