Cooper Green Hospital and the Community Care Plan HSA 599: Health Services Administration Capstone Abstract Cooper Green Mercy Hospital and the Community Care Plan provide a valuable service to the indigent population of Jefferson County. Blewett, Ziegenfuss, and Davern (2008) stated: The United States’ health care system has traditionally relied on safety net providers to meet the health care needs of people who do not have health insurance or who may have some coverage but still face financial barriers to getting the health care they need. A patchwork of local providers and services has developed over time to fill these gaps in health insurance coverage. (p. 460) This assignment will discuss six problems related to providing health care to an indigent population and five ways that the Community Care Plan will improve the community’s health status. There will also be a discussion regarding the five factors that point towards a need for change by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital.
In 1996 the United States Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known as Hipaa. The act had two goals which were split into the acts two titles. The first was to protect the health insurance coverage of workers and their dependents when they left or changed jobs. The second was to establish national standards for electronic transmission of health care information with the goal of ensuring patient privacy. Hipaa’s origins can be traced to 1975, when a standard hospital claim form was created by a group of health industry players, such as providers and insurance companies.
Health Care Reform Economics 450 I will talk about the history of health care reform in the United States. Also, I will discuss the current legislature that is in Congress to improve the policy for Americans. I will also look at consumer-driven health plan. I will cover the advantages and disadvantages to the health care reform. I believe that everyone has something to gain from improvements in the insurance health care system.
Nursing Documentation and Malpractice Law HCS/545 Health Law and Ethics May 31, 2010 Mary Nell Cummings Nursing Documentation and Malpractice Lawsuits Proper medical documentation can prevent liability issues and malpractice lawsuits. The focus on my paper will concentrate on nursing documentation and malpractice lawsuits. I presently work for a home health care agency. The entire staff throughout the company was recently informed of increased Medicare denials and possible lawsuits as results of inadequate documentations. A series of education training of documentation was implemented to help reduce episodes of Medicare payment denials and self-protection through adequate documentation.
Then Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), is | | |responsible for the coordination of Medicare and Medicaid in the United States. | |1970 |President Richard Nixon renames the prepaid group health care plans as health | | |maintenance organizations (HMO's), with legislation that provides federal endorsement,| |
Consumer-directed healthcare continues to gain momentum, yet the navigation tools and provider directories consumers use to select individual physicians do not offer comprehensive information about physicians. Also, the current physician ranking systems being used in the marketplace weigh physician rankings on varying methodologies. This makes it difficult to compare the rankings of physicians by other health plans. Horizon BCBSNJ must also respond to the President's 2006 Executive Order 13410 "Promoting Quality and Efficient Health Care in Federal Government Administered or Sponsored Health Care Programs." The Executive Order outlined four cornerstone requirements.
Economic Issues Simulation Paper Economic Issues Simulation Paper Chosen Company: CONSTRUCTIT “HMO’s, an alternative to existing fee-for-service medical care, bring together a comprehensive range of medical or health care services in a single organization. They are responsible for providing such services, as needed, to their subscribers in return for a fixed monthly or annual payment periodically determined and paid in advance. The HMO’s are rooted in well-established prototype” (Social Security Administration, 1974). The use of Health Maintenance Organizations, or HMOs, have been used in the health insurance industry for decades as an alternative to the standard fee-for-service medical care. By networking with specific physicians
Joseph retained the regional tier in the NHS which, it was hoped, would produce gains through integrated planning and management of capital projects. Hospitals, nursing services, health centres and general practitioners were brought under the control of the new local authorities. These measures were incorporated in the National Health Service Reorganisation Act of July 1973. The tripartite structure of the NHS was thus replaced with a unitary structure based on Area Health Authorities (AHAs) reporting to Regional Health Authorities. Labour returned to government in February 1974, and had little choice but to implement the planned reorganisation.
1. Question : (TCO 1) What impact did the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 have on the adoption and use of health information technology and electronic health records in the United States? Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 provided comprehensive healthcare reform intended to improve healthcare access, contain healthcare costs, and improve healthcare delivery in the United States. In June of 2012, the Supreme Court upheld virtually all of the provisions of ACA in a case that questioned its constitutionality.
Our government has been making amendments for organ donation since 1968, when they addressed their first amendment for organ donation stating, “1968—The Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (UAGA), A model statute, intended for adoption in every jurisdiction. This law provided the legal foundation upon which human organs and tissues can be donated for transplantation by execution of a document of gift. Deemed a person's legal consent to donate before death sufficient under the law (without an indication that the consent was no longer valid)”(Selected statutory and regulatory history). The government has worked to improve their organ donation numbers to help their those in need. All in all, the American government has tried to