These people also say the American health care system is more aggressive and inventive in discovering new health care procedures and medicines than nations with government health care programs (Geyman, 2005). These people point out that Americans like the current health care system and do want government telling them which doctors and hospitals they need to see (Geyman, 2005). Studies, however, have shown that the United States is no longer leading the world in medical discoveries, that choice is available in government run health plans, and that services are equal to, and often better, than those available to the majority of Americans (Geyman,
Trinity Community Hospital should seek ACOS accreditation. However, hospitals seem to survive better than independent practices. The costs of many oral oncology drugs have become an issue since the patient still have large out-of-pocket expenses to cover. Many of the oncology patients are covered by Medicare but the 2003 Medicare Legislation did little to help patients pay for oncology medications (Georgetown University, 2014). The expansion of 340B discounts, where oncology drug makers provided outpatient drugs at deep discounts to facilities that met their criteria, also faced lots of criticism since the facilities where to pass on the discounts to the patients but did not (Wang, Tao & Hamilton, n.d.).
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THESIS STATEMENT AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY Western Governors University Annotated Bibliography: Affordable Care Act Introduction: The Patient Protection Affordable Act is an act signed into law on March 23, 2010. It requires every citizen in the United States to have health insurance failure to which, an individual is subjected to tax. Thesis Statement: Studies show that the Affordable Care Act will benefit Americans by improving access to health care, slow down the rising cost of health care, improve quality of healthcare provided and strengthen the Medicare system Annotated Bibliography Gruber, J., & Newquist, H. (2011). Health care reform (1st ed.). New York: Hill and Wang.
Health Care is a Right Introduction Health care is often confused with health insurance however they are two completely different things. Health insurance is a product you purchase while health care is the service you receive from your medical provider. It is very simple, yet for millions of Americans without health insurance, quality health care is not simple and not an option. Historically, government has been an advocate of health care rights, and presently the United States government needs to recognize the universality of all human rights with a national health care system. Historically One of the principles of the Preamble of the United States Constitution is to "promote the general welfare of all Americans" and health care will
Making National Heath Care Law Will Not Provide Better Heath Care for Americans Chad D. Cloutier Post University Making National Heath Care Law Will Not Provide Better Heath Care for Americans While there is little debate that America needs to rework the current way health insurance and medical care is handled in the United States, having national healthcare, a.k.a “Obama-Care,” is not going improve the care we are receiving. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is anything but affordable. The price that will be paid is not only monetary, but also in a decrease in the quality of care and the timeliness of services. When you consider government stepping in and regulating an industry, you would expect the cost to go down. “Free” health care would not actually be free, however, since the funds to pay for it will need to come from somewhere.