Us Health Care Time Line

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Appendix A: U.S Health Care Timeline

Use the following timeline or create a timeline of your own with eight major events, including the four provided below, from the last 50 years. You may change the dates in the box to match the dates of your events. Include the following in your timeline:

Medicare and Medicaid
HIPPA of 1996
State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Prospective Payment System (PPS)
1973| July 30, 1965-Medicare and Medicaid was established President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Act and the (SSA) and (SRS) joined together to present Medicare and Medicaid. August 21, 1996 HIPPA was signed into law. HIPPA is used to protect employees insurance when they have lost or changed jobs. And HIPPA is used to protect the privacy and security of patients.August 5, 1997 State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). (SCHIP) is part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. And President Obama resigned to expand the act on February 4, 2009.October 1, 1983 Prospective Payment System this system was designed to change hospital behavior through financial incentives for cost efficient management of medical care.July 1, 1973 The National Institute of Mental Health rejoined the National Institute of Health, September 25, 1973 NIMH became part of the new Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration.July 23, 1974 The National Cancer Act Amendments of 1974 were signed by the President to improve the National Cancer Program. It also establishes a President Biomedical Research Panel.March 13, 1975 The National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke was renamed the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke. | 1978| July 30, 1965-Medicare and Medicaid was established President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Act and the (SSA) and (SRS) joined together to present Medicare and Medicaid. August 21, 1996 HIPPA was signed into law. HIPPA is used to protect employees insurance when they have lost or changed jobs. And HIPPA is used to protect the privacy and security of patients.August 5, 1997 State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). (SCHIP) is part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. And President Obama resigned to expand the act on February 4, 2009.October 1, 1983 Prospective Payment System this system was designed to change hospital behavior through financial incentives for cost efficient management of medical care.November 15, 1978 National Toxicology Program this program was under the direction of (NIEHS) and it was established by (DHEW) secretary.July 18, 1979 Cancer research program was formed. This program was form between (NCI), and National Medical Center, and Bethesda, MD agree to cooperate.May 14, 1980 DHEW became the Department of Health Human Services (DHHS). This is when a separate Department of Education was established.April 22, 1982 NIKDDA was converted to bureau status joining NCI, NHLBI, and NLM. Dr. James B. Wyngarden was appointed NIH director on April 29, 1982. | 1983| July 30, 1965-Medicare and Medicaid was established President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Act and the (SSA) and (SRS) joined together to present Medicare and Medicaid. August 21, 1996 HIPPA was signed into law. HIPPA is used to protect employees insurance when they have lost or changed jobs. And HIPPA is used to protect the privacy and security of patients.August 5, 1997 State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). (SCHIP) is part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. And President Obama resigned to expand the act on February 4, 2009.October 1, 1983 Prospective Payment System this system was designed to change hospital behavior through financial incentives for cost efficient management of medical care.January 3, 1980 (FDA) allows the National Cancer Institute to do its first clinical study of the effects of the controversial and allegedly ineffective...
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