Health Care Costs

Unit 1 Discussion: Health Care Costs

Estimated time to complete: 2 hours

Please complete the following steps for your discussion post and response.

As a way of introducing yourselves to the instructor and your peers, please post the following:

Your name and a description of your current job. (If not currently employed, what are your employment expectations when you complete your program?)

What degree are you pursuing?

How do you see yourself applying knowledge from this course?

Post a photo of yourself (self-portrait, family or other picture that includes you). If not a self-portrait describe where you are in the picture.


Part I)

In a concise paragraph, describe your experience with health care finance. This may include professional work experience or completed academic coursework. If this is your first introduction to the topic, please state that as well.

Part II)

  • Watch the video Documentary: Why does US health care cost so much.
  • Estimated time to complete: 7 minutes
  • In approximately 300 words, respond to the following:
  • Summarize the message the documentary presented.

Do you agree or disagree with that message? Explain your answer, using a minimum of one scholarly source and in-text citations to support your position.

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.

Please review post and response expectations. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets criteria.

Cite any resources/references in APA formatting that were used in the discussion – if applicable.

Peer Responses/Participation

Due Sunday

Please post 2 peer responses.

In the response post, include the following:

Read your classmate’s post, reflecting on your own impression of the documentary.

Did your classmate accurately summarize the message?

  • Do your views align with your classmate, or differ?
  • Respectful discussion and debate is encouraged.

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