Research the scholarly literature and complete the following:

 - Analyze the influence of politics on health care economics in the U.S.
 - Review the attempts made over past decades to initiate health care
 reform.
 - Review the history of health care reform in the U.S.
 - Has the Affordable Care Act fundamentally changed U.S. policy?
 - Analyze one of the following non-U.S. health care economic models:
 - Canada.
 - Great Britain.
 - Germany.
 - Japan.
 - Analyze the influence of politics on the economics of the non-U.S.
 health care model you chose.
 - Examine the issue from both an economic and a financial perspective.
 - Compare the U.S. health care model with the non-U.S. health care model
 you chose.
 - What are the differences in payment structure, benefits, and
 provider interaction, as well as other relevant features of the
two models?

*Note:* You will examine other aspects of health care economics in
Assessments 1, 3, and 4. In Assessment 4, you will also consolidate your
work in Assessment 1–3 and provide a final commentary on the economics and
financing of health care delivery in the United States.
Additional Requirements

 - Written communication: Your writing should be free of errors in
 grammar and mechanics that detract from the overall message.
 - Resources: Use a minimum of 6–8 recent scholarly resources to support
 your main ideas.
 - APA formatting: Source citations and references should be formatted
 according to APA sixth edition style and formatting guidelines. Sources
 included in your reference list must be cited in the body of your
 assessment.
 - Font and font size: Arial, 10-point.
 - Length: Your assessment should be 3–4 pages in length (double-spaced),
 not including references.