Since the uninsured are frequently unable to pay for the care they receive, the costs for their care are shifted to government programs or private plans, or to the charity of providers, even if unintended. The costly administrative excesses of private health plans, especially when contrasted to government programs, have been well documented. This fragmented system of funding care places an even greater administrative and financial burden on the providers of health care. (McCanne DR, 2004) Although the exact amount is disputed, most policy analysts agree that replacing this fragmented system of funding care with a single, universal, publicly administered insurance program could recover 200 billion dollars or more, which are currently being wasted on useless and sometimes detrimental administrative
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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Thirty-two out of the thirty-three nations are now using universal health care for their population, with the United States being the exception. Even though arguing politics makes the process complicated, United States should provide universal health coverage for its populace because many cannot afford basic health care and do not seek out