Answered By: Susan Bridgers
Last Updated: Oct 09, 2018     Views: 77

The large think tank organizations like Rand Corporation and The Commonwealth Fund and The Congressional Research Service will have the reports that can answer the assignment discussion points.                                                                         

Here is the library course guide of resources for your class http://library.chamberlain.edu/nr552

Here are some resources that might provide relevant background for this assignment:

The Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Markets

  • http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_reports/RR100/RR189/RAND_RR189.pdf

How Has the Affordable Care Act Affected Health Insurers' Financial Performance?

Reports from the National Health Policy Forum based at GWU

Health Policy Essentials: Private Health Insurance

http://www.nhpf.org/uploads/Handouts/FernandezMachUberoi-slides_02-13-15.pdf

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Private Health Insurance

http://www.nhpf.org/uploads/Handouts/Fernandez-slides_02-25-11.pdf

Medicare Payment Policy and Its Impact on Program Spending

http://www.nhpf.org/uploads/Handouts/Mathews-slides_02-06-15.pdf 

On the impact on insurance after the Affordable Care Act

http://www.ibtimes.com/obamacare-effect-top-us-insurers-reward-shareholders-healthcare-costs-climb-2032391

Congressional Research Service Reports: Health Issue Analysis

http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/congressional-research-service-reports-on-health.aspx

Private Health Insurance Premiums and Federal Policy

https://www.cbo.gov/publication/51130

Other articles on the topic:

Silverstein, G. (1997). Physicians' perceptions of commercial and medical managed care plans: A comparison. Journal Of Health Politics, Policy & Law, 22(1), 5-21.

Tyler, M., & Juniper, B. (2014). Competitive Health Care Plans: Looking Beyond Price. Benefits Magazine, 51(2), 46.