Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Complete the following:
- Describe 2 key lessons that you have learned from state or local health reform efforts, and provide an analysis on how these lessons might inform health policy changes taking place at the federal level, if at all.
- Identify 1 reform effort that is considered a benchmark at the local level that in some way reduces health care costs, improves quality, or increases access to health care.
- Provide the link to the article or Web site in your post.