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HCA 210 HCA210 Week 7 Discussion Question 2

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HCA 210 Week 7 DQ 2 // Please use this as a reference and compile your own answer with its help // Best  regards // // Honest Abe // How has the payment of health care providers evolved over time? What cause these changes?  Health care in America has changed dramatically over time. Typically, until the post-World War  II insurance boom, health care was a paid service, "fee for service." Of course, this did  accentuate the differences between economic classes; wealthier people were able to afford  private doctors and more healthcares, while the poor were often relegated to the county hospital  wards with little or no care. In the rural environment, healthcare payments were often done with  the bartering system, as was veterinary care.  While insurance companies did not become a mainstay of medical culture until after WWII, the  first attempts at managed health care began in the 1920s. During WWII, however, and well into 
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