C489 Task 3.docx - Organizational Systems and Quality Leadership Task 3 Brittany Ward Western Governors University Organizational Systems and Quality

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Organizational Systems and Quality Leadership Task 3 Brittany Ward Western Governors University
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Organizational Systems and Quality Leadership Task 3 There are many differences that can be noted between the United States and Japan. Some examples include access for children, referrals to specialists, financial implications, coverage for unemployed or retired persons, and coverage for persons with preexisting conditions. Access and Payment for services Access of healthcare vary greatly between the United States and Japan. In the United States, The Affordable Care Act started in 2010. It began to allow for shared responsibility between individuals, employers, and the government. Most healthcare coverage in the United states is provided through private insurance. In the United States FMLA or the Family Medical Leave Act allows a person to take leave for childbirth to return to the same or a job that is equivalent. In Japan, the universal health system is The Statutory Health Insurance System. The government is included in every portion of the health care system. It is law that citizens must enroll in one of The Statutory Health Insurance Systems programs based on their age. A monthly premium is required to maintain enrollment in the program. Access to private insurance in addition to The Statutory Health Insurance System is also available. In Japan partial benefits are available to employees who take leave to care for family members for up to three months.
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