Organizational Systems and Quality Leadership Task 3 Nicole Marion WGU
Marion 2 A1. Country to compare England has a healthcare system based on policies set forth in accordance to the 2005 health act which were set by parliament and the department of health, and the secretary of health. The NHS constitution ensures there is access to care without discrimination as well as set times for certain specialties. The Common wealth fund reports that the United states is based on policies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Responsibility between the citizens, the government, and the employees. Insurance is either obtained through employers, privately through the Health insurance exchange, or for those who qualify for government insurance Medicare or Medicaid (2017). A2. Access The common wealth fund states that universal coverage for all residents of England and for those who have a European health insurance card including children, retired, and those who are unemployed. Emergency health care and infectious diseases are covered for non-residents and undocumented immigrants. Private insurance covers approximately 10.8% of the population and allows for faster care (2017). Healthcare.gov regulated by the FDA states that coverage can be obtained during open enrollment periods through market place and employee provided health insurance which covered approximately 67.7% of the US population. Medicare and Medicaid can be applied for at any time, however have certain requirements to become or maintain eligibility and covered approximately 37.1% of the population. Medicare provides insurance based on age and disability not including long term care whereas Medicaid provides insurance for low income adults. A
Marion 3 subset of Medicaid is the CHIP program which provides insurance for children of low income families (FDA 2017). In the article “Looking for Work” by the turn2us organization, Great Britain unemployed persons may still retain health insurance at little to no out of pocket cost. They must first apply at a local job center and actively attend reviews at least every two weeks for thirteen weeks until a job is obtained or until a 6-month period in which an interview is held to assist the person with any additional help they think they might need to be successful in obtaining a job (2018). For
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- Fall '17
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