Explain why you think one of the reimbursement methods you discussed is more effective at reducing health care costs overall while still ensuring the delivery of quality care.

The U.S. Health Care System: Part 2

Due in 18 hours

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review the textbook chapters we have covered thus far and the Appendix: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 and other required readings for this week: Crisis in U.S. health care: Corporate power still blocks reform; What do we know about the needs and challenges of health systems? A scoping review of the international literature; Health care reform in the United States: Past, present and future challenges.

Introduction:

For your Final Presentation, you will continue your Week 3 The U.S. Health Care Presentation: Part 1 assignment on the on the U.S. health care system by expanding on the information it presented. Imagine you are a community health director educating a group of new health care professionals about the U.S. health care system. You have been asked to create a PowerPoint presentation that includes elements about history, major developments, stakeholders, costs, reforms, and beliefs as well as a comparison of the U.S. health care system to another country’s health care system.

Note: You will be including the Week 3 The U.S. Health Care Presentation: Part 1 presentation slides for the first section of the Final Presentation. Please make sure to correct issues and address recommendations from your instructor’s Week 3 assignment feedback. Then continue adding Parts 2 through 5 as directed below.

Content:

Part 1:  Include the slides from your Week 3 Presentation

Part 2: The Cost of the U.S. Health Care System

  • Describe three different reimbursement methods (e.g., capitation, fee-for-service [FFS], pay-for-performance [P4P], value-based, episode of care, prospective reimbursement, diagnosis related group [DRG], patient-centered medical home [PCMH]).
    • Explain why you think one of the reimbursement methods you discussed is more effective at reducing health care costs overall while still ensuring the delivery of quality care.
  • Describe the use of two technological advancements (e.g., electronic medical record [EMRs], electronic health records [EHRs], medical research, improved equipment like magnetic resonance imaging [MRI], mammography, personalized medicine, mobile services like e-prescribing, disease registries, ).
    • Explain why you think these advancements have reduced costs overall while still ensuring the delivery of quality care.

Part 3: The United States Versus Other Health Care Systems: An International Perspective

  • Contrast the S. health care system with another country (e.g., Canada’s universal health care or South Africa compared with the U.S. health care system, etc.). You can use the same country discussed in the Week 4 Health Care Systems Around the World discussion.
    • Discuss how the other country’s health care system is funded.
    • Discuss disparities in health care from your chosen country.
    • Include at least one positive aspect from the other country’s health care system that you would like to see added to the S. health care system, explaining why you would like this addition.

Part 4: Reforms and Improvements

  • Describe two potential reforms and improvements currently being debated at either the local, state, or federal You may want to review the Laws and Regulations Affecting Health Care discussion prompt to help you with this component. Examples could include any of the following:
    • Federal modifications (e.g., antitrust reforms, CHIP, HSA or HRA, Medicare reform, Medicaid expansion, PPACA repeal, pharmaceutical regulations, development of a universal system, veterans’ health care, crossing borders for health care, clinical trial research, )
    • State modifications (e.g., Medicaid reform, income tax credits, adoption of state level universal health care, etc.)
    • Increased consumer controls (e.g., patient-centered care, provider choice, complementary and alternative care choices, activism for changes at the state and federal level, etc.)
    • Reimbursement changes (Medicare, Medicaid, managed care plans, traditional insurance plans, etc.)

Part 5: Conclusion: The Future of the U.S. Health Care System

  • Examine what you believe the S. health care system will resemble in the next 10 years by recommending two changes and addressing access to care, quality of care, and cost of care, including an example of each in your vision of the future health care system.

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Submit your Final Presentation via the classroom to the Waypoint Assignment submission button by Day 6 (Sunday).

APA Requirements:

The U.S. Health Care System: Part 2 Final Presentation

  • Must include Part 1 slides from your Week 3 Assignment presentation
  • Must be 15 slides in length (not including title and references slides) and formatted according to APA style (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
  • Must include a separate title slide with the following:
    • Title of presentation
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
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  • Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. resource for additional guidance.
  • Must use the textbook and at least 3 scholarly or credible sources (at least one should be from the Ashford University Library).
    • The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
  • Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
  • Must include a separate reference slide that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. See the Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. resource in the Ashford Writing Center for specifications.

    U.S Health Care System

    Lisa Scott Lucas

    HCA205: Introduction to Health Care

    Instructor Davis

    March 24, 2019

    Overview of topics

    Revolutionary factors in development of health care systems

    Development of the health care system

    Stakeholders in the health care system

    Positive impacts of stakeholders in health care system

    Negative impacts of stakeholders in the health care system

    As a student undertaking an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science, I have been taught and studied extensively various medical related sources and history of medicine. The U.S. health care system has evolved throughout the centuries to what it is today. It is worth noting some revolutionary factors have enabled this and are essential for the development of the health care system. Stakeholders are essential for the success of any company and play various crucial roles in the success of health care system. Stakeholders involvment has positive and negative impacts on the health care system(Lyons, 2010).

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    Revolutionary factors in development of health care systems

    17th Century- development of the microscope in 1966 and anatomical experimental models.

    Increased understanding of etiology of many diseases.

    Improved understanding of the human body by medical experts.

    18th Century- development of vaccination against diseases by Edward Jenner.

    Prevention of many diseases.

    Improved health care and started the formation of health care unions(Lyons, 2010).

    Development of the microscope in 1966 and anatomical experimental models. This enabled for increased understanding of etiology of many diseases and an improved understanding of the human body by medical experts. Development of vaccination against diseases by Edward Jenner. Introduction of vaccination enabled for prevention of many diseases. This resulted in improved health care and started the formation of health care unions(Lyons, 2010).

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    Revolutionary factors in development of health care systems continuation

    19th Century- formation of health care unions by many workers throughout companies.

    These were to prevent union members from loses due to injury or sickness.

    20th Century- development of more organized health care associations such as American Medical Association and introduction of health insurance(Brumley, 2016).

    Organized medicine and recruitment of many health care professionals.

    Introduction of health insurance policies.

    By the end of the 20th Century, health insurance was mandatory for all employees.

    Formation of health care unions by many workers throughout companies. This resulted from industrial revolution that brought about manufacturing jobs to many individuals. These were to prevent union members from loses due to injury or sickness. Development of more organized health care associations such as American Medical Association and introduction of health insurance. This came with a push for organized medicine and many health care professionals. President Theodore Roosevelt advocated for the need for health insurance so as to shield citizens from degenerative effects of poor health management. By the end of the 20th Century, health insurance was mandatory for all employees.

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    Revolutionary factors in development of health care systems continuation

    21st Century- diversification of health care laws and creation of a more comprehensive and inclusive health care systems(Brumley, 2016).

    Health laws were diversified to include all citizens in the United States.

    Introduction of health care reforms to cover employer- employee health insurance laws.

    Reduction in cost of health care.

    Diversification of health care laws and creation of a more comprehensive and inclusive health care systems. Health laws were diversified to include all citizens in the United States. President Barack Obama introduced health care reforms to cover employer- employee health insurance laws. His administration also orchestrated the reduction in cost of health care.

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    Development of the health care system

    Financial- management of treatment costs.

    Provision of a cost effective and reliable means of health care and medical products.

    Provision of paid and wide variety of choices of tests and treatment.

    Legal- employer-employee health insurance terms.

    Amendment of health laws to provide for a fair employer-employee health insurance provision terms.

    Ethical- bioethical aspect in provision of health care(Jeff, 2017).

    Bioethical issues ensure privacy and accountability in provision of health care.

    Financial perspective of health care involves management of treatment costs. Provision of a cost effective and reliable means of health care and medical products. Health insurance provides for paid and wide variety of choices of tests and treatment.

    Legal perspective of health care involves employer-employee health insurance terms. Various health care laws have been constitutionalized to provide for a fair employer-employee health insurance provision terms

    Ethical perspective of health care involves bioethical aspect in provision of health care. Bioethical issues that must be laid out to ensure privacy and accountability in provision of health care.

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    Development of the health care system continuation

    Regulatory- use of regulatory agencies for provision of health care.

    Regulatory agencies have the authority to regulate and protect every level in the provision of health care.

    Social- provision of health care in an equal and non discriminative manner.

    Regulatory perspective of health care involves the use of regulatory agencies for provision of health care. Regulatory agencies have the authority to regulate and protect every level in the provision of health car(Jeff, 2017)e.

    Social perspective of health care provision of health care in an equal and non discriminative manner.

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    Stakeholders in the health care system

    Federal and state governments.

    Inclusion of the federal and state governments regulates financing of the system.

    Ensures the quality and safety of medical devices and drugs among other things.

    Health care accreditation agencies.

    Aid in the representation of health care professionals.

    Assesses the risk of a given health care system.

    Health care professionals.

    Service orientation of health care professionals and their work culture and its effects on a health care system.

    Federal and state governments are be stakeholders and act by inclusion of the federal and state governments regulates financing of the system. It also ensures the quality and safety of medical devices and drugs among other things(Jeff, 2017).

    Health care accreditation agencies as stakeholders aid in the representation of health care professionals. It also assesses the risk of a given health care system.

    Health care professionals play a role in service orientation of health care professionals and their work culture and its effects on a health care system.

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    Positive impacts of stakeholders in health care system

    Federal and state governments.

    Ensured for the production of safe and high quality medical devices.

    Ensures a fair regulation of financial services in health care system.

    Health care accreditation agencies.

    Improved analysis of risks.

    Improved risk management thus reduction of risks.

    Health care professions.

    Creation of a conducive working culture and ethics.

    Creation of an accountable workforce in provision of the health care system(Jeff, 2017).

    Federal and state governments have ensured for the production of safe and high quality medical devices. They ensure for a fair regulation of financial services in health care system.

    Health care accreditation agencies help in ensuring an improved analysis of risks. Improved risk management thus reduction of risks.

    Health care professions lead to the creation of a conducive working culture and ethics. It has created an accountable workforce in provision of the health care system.

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    Negative impacts of stakeholders in the health care system

    Federal and state governments.

    Issues of authoritative management have been raised.

    Unfavorable legislation that curtail health care system operations.

    Health care accreditation agencies.

    Poor representation by accreditation agencies

    Health care professionals.

    Increased costs of salaries and payments to doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.

    Federal and state governments have been blamed for issues raised of authoritative management and unfavorable legislation curtailing health care system operations.

    Health care accreditation agencies are blamed for poor representation by accreditation agencies

    Health care professionals are associated with increased costs of salaries and payments to doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.

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    References

    Brumley, S. (2016). Role of Financial Management in Health Care. Chron Magazine. [1]

    Jeff, G. (2017). The History of Health Care in America. JP Griffin Group. [2]

    Lyons, A. S. (2010). The Seventeenth Century. Medical History. [3]

 

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