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Organizational Systems and Quality LeadershipTask 3, SAT1-0517/1217LORNA VASQUEZWestern Governors University
ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS TASK 3 2Healthcare FinancingA1. Country to CompareI am comparing the United State health-care system with Great Britain. Health-care system inthe United states and Great Britain closely represent the extreme. United States have the world's biggest private sector while United Kingdom has the largest public-sector system. (Bolnick 2002) United Stateshealth care cost is extremely expensive and are spending more than any other country. Medical care is mostly delivered by private-sector providers. Hospitals throughout the united states are privately own for profit while the municipal hospital are not-for-profit and charitable organization. According to Bolnick 2002, 84% of the population has access to health insurance coverage through combination of private insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid. While the remaining 16% must depend on their own personal resources charity care to pay for medical expense and treatment. On a favorable note U.S. is number one on awareness to provide care for its citizens. In 2007 GDP expenditure was higher in unites states to 16% than United Kingdom 8.4% (Kerr & Scott 2009)On March 23, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was sign intolaw. The comprehensive health-care reform plan is design to expand medical insurance coverage to uninsured Americans while controlling costs and improving the quality of health care. Under PPACA, demands that all the U.S. citizens and legal residents to come up with qualifying health insurance coverage or else pay a penalty. PPACA ask that businesses with more than 200 employees to offer health insurance. Creates state-based medical insurance exchange in which individuals and small and medium-sized enterprises can purchase qualified insurance policy at more affordable rates. Finally, PPACA, creates benefits package for health insurance plan such as ambulatory patient services, emergency services, hospitalizations, maternity and newborn care, mental health, and substance abuse treatment. (Kaiser Family Foundation, 2013) The role of the U.S. government declares that Medicare offer health care aide for people age 65 and older and some disabled. Medicaid as well provide some support for Updated on 2/21/19
ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS TASK 3 3low-income plus those without employer coverage. state-level insurance exchanges offer income-based subsidies; insurance coverage mandated, with some exemptions. (10.4% of adults uninsured) (IHCSP) In 2015, 67.2 % of U.S. residents received health coverage through private voluntary health insurance. Thenin the first quarter of 2016, 27.3 million individuals were uninsured, representing 8.6 percent of the population, down from 9.1 percent in 2015. In the health-care system undocumented immigrants are generally ineligible for public coverage, and nearly two-thirds are uninsured. In 2015, more than 10 million Americans were both entitled to Medicare and eligible for Medicaid services (the so-called dual eligible).