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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)
1906 pure food and drug act- The pure food and drug act establishes food and drug administration; prohibits misbranded and adulteration of food and drugs. 1960
1960- Prospective payment systems (PPS)- Prospective payment systems are intended to motivate providers to deliver patient care effectively, efficiently and without over utilization of services
1965 Medicaid- Medicaid was created by the Social Security Amendments of 1965 which added Title XIX to the Social Security Act. Each state administers its own Medicaid program while the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) monitors the state-run programs and establishes requirements for service delivery, quality, funding, and eligibility standards.
1965 Medicare- Medicare is a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government, that guarantees access to health insurance for Americans ages 65 and older and younger people with disabilities as well as people with end stage renal disease. 1970
1970- The Occupational Safety and Health Act is the primary federal law which governs occupational health and safety in the private sector and federal government in the United States. It was enacted by Congress in 1970 and was signed by President Richard Nixon on December 29, 1970. Its main goal is to ensure that employers provide employees with an environment free from recognized hazards, such as exposure to toxic chemicals, excessive noise levels, mechanical dangers, heat or cold stress, or unsanitary conditions. 1980...
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