Ch 7: Health Legislation

About This Chapter

Take a look at this convenient online chapter on to review important health legislation topics. This mobile-friendly study guide chapter contains short lessons and quizzes that are designed to boost your health legislation knowledge for exams, class assignments and homework.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering information about health legislation in the U.S. will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the history of health legislation and specific healthcare acts. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing the history of health legislation in the U.S.
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about health and wellness (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Health Legislation chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Health Legislation chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any health and wellness question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about health legislation for a standard health and wellness course. You'll study the history and components of the following healthcare acts:

  • The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act
  • The Controlled Substance Act of 1970
  • The Health Maintenance Organization Act
  • The Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987
  • The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990

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