Week3 Initial post Financing of Healthcare Healthcare is the United State has become a privilege compared to most of the developed countries The

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Week3 Initial post Financing of Healthcare Healthcare is the United State has become a privilege compared to most of the developed countries. The goals of healthcare are to relieve symptoms, cure disease, prolong life, and improve the quality of life. The facilities I work frequently see their MD order testing and labs that are not needed. ‘U.S culture generally and in health care organizations and professions specifically, we do not yet regularly highlight the waste and the health risks involved in doing more than needed (Weber, 2011)”. Access to healthcare has been and is a perpetual challenge in the United States where providers must take into account important factors such as equity, efficiency, and effectiveness in designing healthcare systems to meet the four goals of good healthcare (Maharaj & Paul, 2011, p. 1). The authors Maharaj & Paul (2011) emphasized on the importance of the underlying philosophy that may design health as being a basic human right, an investment, a commodity to be bought and sold, a political demand or an expenditure. In general, insurers weigh the cost and benefit of treatment and seek alternative treatment if the cost of treatment is very expensive. Insurers does pay doctors to order less test, prescribe generic
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