Why do you believe that funding preventive health care services has taken so long to become a major component of health plans?

Although preventative services such as routine well-care visits and immunizations have often shown tobe beneficial in terms of preventing future, moreexpensive, health care encounters, not all insuranceplans offer reimbursement for such things. Inaddition, health care policies have only recentlybegun to recognize the “worth” of fundingprevention-related services.1. Why do you believe that funding preventivehealth care services has taken so long tobecome a major component of health plans?2. What do you think will need to happen tochange the prevailing mindset of fundinghealth care services reactively versusproactively from a third-party payer’s and aprovider’s? Why?