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Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System

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Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System

Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System

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Case Assignment: Required Readings DeVore, S., & Champion, R.. (2011). Driving Population Health Through Accountable Care Organizations. Health Affairs, 30(1), 41-50. Jain, S., Seidman, J., & Blumenthal, D.. (2010). How Health Plans, Health Systems, And Others In The Private Sector Can Stimulate `Meaningful Use`. Health Affairs, 29(9), 1667-70. Kaufman, N. S. (2011). Three "brutal facts" that provide strategic direction for healthcare delivery systems: Preparing for the end of the healthcare bubble. Journal of Healthcare Management, 56(3), 163-8. Kuhn, H.. (2010). New Reimbursement Models Challenge Providers and Create Opportunities. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 27(1), 39-44. Mello, M., Chandra, A., Gawande, A., & Studdert, D.. (2010). National Costs Of The Medical Liability System. Health Affairs, 29(9), 1569-77. Orszag, P., & Emanuel, E.. (2010). Health Care Reform and Cost Control. The New England Journal of Medicine, 363(7), 601-3. Schoen, C., Osborn, R., Squires, D., Doty, M., Pierson, R., & Applebaum, S.. (2010). How Health Insurance Design Affects Access To Care And Costs, By Income, In Eleven Countries. Health Affairs, 29(12), 2323-2334. *Introduction to the U.S. Health Care Delivery System Having completed the assigned readings, you should now have a basic understanding of the characteristics and components of the United States health care delivery system. For the Module 1 Case Assignment, please conduct additional research as needed and prepare a paper to address the following questions: Please discuss the following characteristic of our health care delivery system: Health care delivery is no longer confined to the hospital setting. Over the past few years we have witnessed the emergence of outpatient surgery centers, home health, hospice, etc. Please discuss the following as it relates to this change in venue: 1) What factors have led to care being offered outside of the hospital setting? 2) What are the advantages and disadvantages of these settings? Who benefits the most: consumers or organizations? 3) How will the Affordable Health Care Act impact this trend? Will it encourage more alternative settings or put care back into the hospital setting?

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Introduction to U.S Health Care System Student:Professor:Course title:Date:Abstract The Health care system in America is considered one of the most established and elaborate. This is in comparison to most other systems of the world that struggle to provide efficient services to the people. One characteristics of the healthcare system in America that makes it among the strongest in the world is its flexibility and dynamism that allows it to accommodate changes as they take place. In the last few years, there have been changes in the general outlook of the system. While services offered by the system were previously concentrated in hospitals, this trend has changed. There are now more outpatient services offered as well as health care services targeting people at the family level. In this paper, the dynamism that has seen many changes in the system occur will be discussed. The impact in terms of positive achievements of these changes will also be focused on.Factors that have led to care being offered outside the hospital setting One contributory factor that led to departure from...
 

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