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The Future of Healthcare in The Future of Healthcare in America America
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Medicare Medicare Financing Financial resources of government are limited Obligations of an insured $30,000 spell of illness $18,000 will be paid by Medicare $12,000 will be patient’s responsibility
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Medicare Medicare Growing role of supplemental insurance Depended upon to pick up the difference Gaps here as well & growing Pharmaceuticals
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Medicare Medicare Upcoding Phantom billing Bogus billing Unnecessary services Double billing or unbundling Pharmacy fraud Laboratory fraud Mental health fraud Kickbacks Home health fraud Managed care fraud Fraud & abuse concerns
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Medicaid Medicaid Uncertainty as how far federal mandate for coverage will be extended Will variations among states be narrowed Will added funding be available
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Managed Care Managed Care How far will federal & state officials go in enacting patients’ bill of rights What will happen to costs as access to care is mandated by law
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Private Health Insurance Private Health Insurance Limited understanding of Americans regarding the impact of health care costs on other insurance coverage i.e. hospital, physician, & pharmaceutical costs impact several insurance costs
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