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Running head: SAT 1 Healthcare Systems Comparison Task 31SAT 1 TASK 3Healthcare Systems ComparisonRachel M ShivamboWestern Governors University
SAT 1 TASK 32A. Compare the U.S. healthcare system with the healthcare system of Great Britain, Japan,Germany, or Switzerland, by doing the following:A 1. Identify one country from the following list whose healthcare system you willcompare to the U.S. healthcare system: Great Britain, Japan, Germany, or Switzerland.In this paper the healthcare systems being compared will be the United States and Great Britain.A2. Compare access between the two healthcare systems for children, people who are unemployed, and people who are retired. International comparisons of health care systems offer valuable tools to health ministers, policymakers, and academics wishing to evaluate the performance of their country’s system (Tikkanen, 2020.) Congress approved the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, requiring US citizens to have health care coverage. This was effected in January 2014. Everyone is supposed to have coverage whether unemployed or with a low income. (According to federal income poverty levels). This individual is to maintain health coverage of some sought with Medicaid because it is a requirement by Law.Individuals with Low income or unemployed are supposed to apply for coverage through carriers that are approved by Medicaid. While the rest can apply through their states Healthcare Market place. (Anderson, Osborn, Mossialos, Wenzl, 2014). Children of employed individuals can be covered under the health care plans of their parents for unto 26 years of age, that’s if this is an option through their parents’ employer. Parents can also apply for Medicaid for their children through the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through their state’s Healthcare Market place.
SAT 1 TASK 33The centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) administers the Medicare program (a federal program for those age 65 and older and the disabled. Including those with end-stage renal disease) and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. (Anderson, Osborn, Mossialos, Wenzl, 2014). Medicare has different parts to its coverage which include Part A, B, and C.