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HEALTH CARE SYSTEM Rose Minniefield Unit 1 IP Program Capstone March 13, 2018 AIU
HEALTH CARE SYSTEM Abstract In this paper there will be a discussion of the evolution of the health system in the United stated and how the development of policy and the management requirement, and the influences of values and tradition. This paper will also discuss the influence of the changing needs of labor force due to workforce, costs, as well as the aging of America and some of it economic factors on healthcare administrations, along with three approaches to management and policy as they relate in healthcare.
HEALTH CARE SYSTEM Healthcare in the United States has evolved from an uncomplicated system of itinerant doctors and home remedies into this complex medical industry. It involves many social realms that create programs to provide medical attention to the American people. According to (Abraham,1994) in the healthcare system there are many people that make up the system in order for it to work, you have doctors, patients, law makers, are just some of the people that are involved in make processes and practices as it relates to the United States Healthcare system. The United States has the highest cost of any other country. The healthcare system is a very complicated system. There have been many changes that have been made in the health system. In the 1990’s there was about 44 million Americans who had no health insurance. However, in 1993 healthcare reform failed to pass through Congress. In 1996 HIPPA was a part of helping to stop insurance companies from restricting pre- existing conditions. HIPPA also helped federal and government with Medicaid and Medicare claims. There were many healthcare organization fined and audited. In 2002 President Bush signed the Nurse Reinvestment Act that created scholarships to individuals to attend school for nursing after completing school they had to serve at a nursing care facility because of the shortage of nurses. (Ratliff,2015) Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act come about in 2003 and assisted Medicare Part D with coverage. In 2005, the Deficit Reduction Act was created and this gave states the power to control their Medicaid programs. This was a 4.7 billion reduction of federal spending. New Reforms were passed in Vermont and Massachusetts that made universal healthcare coverage a requirement. However, the number of Americans who were uninsured increased to over 59 million in 2010. The 44 th president of the United States, Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act in April of 2010. Many states started to receive federal funds that

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