For this Assignment, you will distinguish between Medicare and Medicaid. Your assignment must include the following topics:
- Provide a brief history of both Medicare and Medicaid.
- Define the populations that they are intended to serve.
- Determine whether your state has expanded Medicaid.
- Articulate the reasons that states choose not to participate in Medicaid expansion.
- Analyze your role in your specialized area of nursing practice when interfacing with Medicare and/or Medicaid recipients.
The word count, excluding the title page and references page, will be 800–1200 words. You must include a minimum of (5) different scholarly references.