There is great controversial debate on the issues of the privatization of Medicare

There is great controversial debate on the issues of the privatization of Medicare

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There is great controversial debate on the issues of the privatization of Medicare. Medicare is essential a public funded healthcare program. The issues concern the restriction of choice, reliability and sudden reduction of Health Maintenance Organization programs throughout the United States from 1995 through 2003 (Kapp, 2005). Additionally, critics argue that private plans including HMO are not viable in rural communities. With little to no competition, HMO’s cannot continue to offer services at cuts rates. Issues can affect the quality of care. Reduced paper work and reduced out of pocket expenses taints the ethical issues of the debate. (Polivka, 2005). In conclusion, the ethical issue includes ones right to fair and equal healthcare programs
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Unformatted text preview: and services that is the foundation for which makes healthcare a right and not a privilege. Ethical issues and decisions affect the outcome of ones life. Decisions happen quickly, but the consequences last a time. Ethical decisions cannot be based on feelings, religions or society standards. Leaders ethical decisions must support privacy and consist of well-founded reasons including honesty and loyalty for the well-being of others. Kapp, M. (2005). Ethics, Law and Aging Review (Vol. 11). New York, New York: Springer Publishing. Polivka, L. (2005). The Ethics of Medicare Privatization. Ethics, Law & Aging Review , 11 , 85-102. Written By: Renee Perkins-Clark...
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