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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Paper

Each student will complete an 800-1000 word (not including title and references pages) individual paper relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the current policy controversies surrounding the healthcare system in the United States, including the recent removal of the Individual Health Insurance Mandate included in the Tax Bill of 2017. The charge is to focus on four major themes: 1) impact on nursing, 2) impact on uninsured individuals, 3) impact on insured individuals, and 4) impact on health care economics at the local and national levels. Students are expected to apply concepts and analytical understanding gained in course readings and videos to address these topics.

Follow APA format. Assignments are to be submitted in conjunction with Turnitin.

*No more than 15% of your paper should be found from online/other sources according to Turnitin’s plagiarism report. Pay attention to the Similarity Score generated!

A minimum of five references should be used. Three of these sources should be from a peer-reviewed article.

Rubric for PPACA Paper

Criteria

Poor

(0 – 79%s)

Adequate

(80% – 89%)

Good

(90% – 100%)

Points earned/possible

Introduction:

Relevant introduction that synthesizes the focus of the paper (PPACA and themes)

Omits or fails to provide an introduction to the PPACA

Introduction is present, but does not fully synthesize an adequate introduction to the PPACA and paper

Introduces the paper, synthesizing the focus of the topic (PPACA and themes) in an above satisfactory manner

___/50

Discusses the relevance/impact of the PPACA to nursing

Omits or fails to address the relevance/impact on this subject

Provides some relevance/impact to nursing

Provides an above satisfactory relevance/impact to nursing

___/25

Discusses the relevance/impact of the PPACA on the uninsured

Omits or fails to address the relevance/impact on this subject

Provides some relevance/impact on the uninsured

Provides an above satisfactory relevance/impact on the uninsured

___/25

Discusses the relevance/impact of the PPACA on the insured

Omits or fails to address the relevance/impact on this subject

Provides some relevance/impact on the insured

Provides an above satisfactory relevance/impact on the insured

___/25

Discusses the relevance of the PPACA to health care economics at local and national levels

Omits or fails to address the relevance/impact to health care economics at local and national levels

Provides some relevance/impact to health care economics at local and national levels

Provides an above satisfactory relevance/impact to health care economics at local and national levels

___/25

Conclusion

Omits and/or fails to provide conclusion to paper

Omits and/or fails to summarize key points

Provides conclusion, but has difficulty summarizing key points

Provides above satisfactory conclusion to the paper, addressing key points fully.

___/50

Grammar and syntax

Grammar and syntax with significant errors

Some errors in grammar and syntax are noted

Grammar and syntax without errors

___/25

References

Provides less than 3 references.

Provides 3-4 references, of which two are peer reviewed.

Provides 5 or more references, of which three or more are peer-reviewed.

___/25

APA format (title page, headings, citations, reference(s) page, etc.)

Omits significant portions and/or fails to follow APA format

Uses elements of APA format, but many errors noted

Uses appropriate APA format consistently and accurately throughout paper

___/25

COMMENTS:

Total

_____/275


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