The correlation between poverty and quality of health care being delivered is an


The correlation between poverty and quality of health care being delivered is an obvious one. For
this assignment, you will explore the reasons why there is a gap in health care coverage between
those who live in poverty, and those who do not.
Write a paper of at least 750 words in which you address the following prompts:
1. Define poverty in your own words. Explain how the US defines poverty.
2. Discuss which vulnerable populations are most impacted by poverty and why.
3. Explain the correlation between health and poverty.
4. Discuss government funded measures that attempt to provide healthcare to those living in
poverty. Explain how effective these measures have been with providing care. Share your
opinion on how these measures can be improved.
5. Identify one thing you think could be done to further reduce barriers in access to healthcare
for those living in poverty and explain your idea in detail.


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