Health Care Outline

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Evolution of Health care Presentation Outline Team A General Purpose: To discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act as it relates to Medicare and Hospice care. Specific Purpose: To breakdown the logistics of the Affordable Care Act and how they directly impact the quality, process , and overall existence of the Hospice system and Medicare Central Idea: The Affordable Health Care Act, as it relates to Hospice Care, and Medicare and how it has brought about a variety of changes that now require more quality control that has a more consistent approach that will be more beneficial to patients, families, and facilities. INTRODUCTION I. Attention Material A. Affordable Health Care Act 1. The logistics of the Affordable Care…show more content…
Medicaid which is a source of health insurance coverage for people with disabilities. It also explains how the Affordable Care Act has affected Medicaid eligibility and benefits for people with disabilities C. Emerging predictive technologies help to better deliver hospice care. D. Medicare pays for hospice services. Many states have established Medicaid coverage for Hospice, and virtually all private insurers and managed care plans provide coverage for Hospice care. Types of Hospice Profiles 1. Not-for-profit (charitable organization subject to 501(c)3 tax provisions) 2. For-profit (privately owned or publicly held entities) 3. Government (owned and operated by federal. state, or local municipality F. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) further altered the Medicare hospice rate formula through the introduction of a “productivity adjustment factor,” that will reduce annual hospice payments by an additional 11.8 percent over the next ten years. BODY I. Vitas A. One of the nation’s largest providers of end-of-life care B. Based out of Miami Florida 1. Operates hospice programs in 16 states and the District of…show more content…
Providers (Physicians, nurses, and staff): They provide the care to include accuracy of diagnosis, appropriateness of therapy, resulting health outcome C. Families of patients: They depend on the staff to provide care and make their relatives last days as pleasant as possible, while providing the highest quality of care. III. Technology A. Tele Technology 1. Assistance provided around the clock by phone 2. Consistence access to care B. Music Therapy 1. Assessing the strengths and needs of the patient and designs a plan of treatment that includes creating, singing, moving to and/or listening to live, patient-preferred music within individual, group and/or family sessions. VI. External and Internal Factors A. Eternal factors 1. Governmental regulation and mandates as they relate to processes. 2. The Affordable Care Act and how it has changed the stipulations on quality of care. B. Internal factors 1. Quality control measures. 2. Consistent and efficient compliance across the company facilities. 3. Compliance of government and state regulations, especially Affordable Care
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