Cost, quality and access to care have been identified as significant contributing factors to the U.S. healthcare system overall. Choose one of these factors and write a two to three page paper addressing the following:

Describe the historical background and influence on healthcare delivery including benchmark events.
Examine the impact of current healthcare reform, such as the Affordable Care Act, on this factor.
Your paper should meet the following requirements:

Must be 1.5 pages in length, not including the cover or reference pages
Be formatted according to APA Requirements
A minimum of 4 references with associated in-text citations.
Use headings to organize the content in your work.