Government in Healthcare
Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems
Prof. Tamara Phams-Clark
Phase 1 Individual Project
By: Rebecca Sullivan
27 May 2013
The Governments Role in Healthcare
Our Government has played a role in healthcare for much of our past, present, and undoubtedly our future. Public Health Service had its start in 1798 when President John Adams signed into law a bill authorizing healthcare for merchant seamen. At this time the U.S. Marine Hospital Service was created. (JAMES G. HAUGHTON, 1968) The establishment of these services was a result...