Compare And Contrast Medicare And Health Care

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MEDICARE Medicare and health care are two intertwined words that mean professional treatment on an illness or injury. The delivery and consumptions of this care is a series of the complicated process that needs a lot of monitoring. It includes diagnosis, treatment, prevention, rehabilitation and general palliative care. Qualified individuals deliver this care within organizations, ranging from hospitals to commercial organizations such as pharmaceutical companies, government bodies and non-governmental organizations. During the delivery of these healthcare services, resources available are scarce while their demand gradually increases. Increase in demand is associated with the new and competing treatments and an aging population that need consistence health care services. With the limited resources tough choices have to be made in the delivery of receipts of healthcare. Making these choices in the healthcare system needs a clear understanding of the costs and benefits of delivering and providing such care. The process must be scientifically evaluated to ensure that the best decisions are made upon every step of the way (Getzen, 2007).…show more content…
Efficiency is the relationship between costs and benefits. It is concerned with maximizing benefits with the resources that are available or minimizing costs at the expense of benefits. Benefits In health care are health gains, and tangible things like information and reassurance. Efficiency exhibit itself in four major types. They include technical efficiency where a given output is produced with the least inputs, Economical efficiency, where a given output is produced with the least cost, AL locative efficiency where the pattern of output matches the input pattern and pareto efficiency where it is a point that no one can gain without someone else made worse than he, or she was (repsentatives,

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