CHFD 3710() - CHFD 3710 The PPS attempts to cap health care...

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CHFD 3710 The PPS attempts to cap health care costs by changing a apart of the health care system— hospital Medicare reimbursements Medicare currently entitles each person to a set of benefits and services Medicaid has expanded to provide more home and community-based services. These include respite care, personal care, and chore services Forty-four states put in place methods to reduce prescription drug spending About 9 percent of Medicare beneficiaries have no coverage beyond Medicare In the future, older people will need long-term care A catastrophic illness or long-term care can wipe out a lifetime of savings and throw the older person into poverty Future increases in health care costs will place an added burden on the government and on older people The high cost of care and the weak return in outcomes from the U.S. health care system largely account for the public’s lack of satisfaction Medicare, the program that pays for most of the health care services in the United States,
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CHFD 3710() - CHFD 3710 The PPS attempts to cap health care...

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