What are the effects of government-sponsored health care programs for special populations—children, older adults, patients with specific diseases, and so forth—on health care costs and health care access. with reference

What effect will the current governmental initiatives (Affordable Care Act) that focus on expanding health care coverage to more Americans have on health care costs and health care services in the United States?

As we see the Affordable Care Act implemented, we also see how some services are changing or even losing money.  Here is one example out of California.  What are some creative opportunities here and do you think we will see similar issues across the country?


Reducing stress is definitely one way to improve health.  As we see employers take a bigger interested in keeping their employees healthy, how might this concept be more fully integrated into the workplace