Week 4 Discussion Healthcare 2

Week 4 Discussion Healthcare 2 - decrease in their...

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In looking through all of our imperfections we have listed as a class, I thought I would through in one positive: The article below explains that the health care sector and the federal government are of the only two major employers still adding jobs since 2007 when the United States entered a recession. The health care industry has added 500,000 jobs and is thought to be able to better handle the economic problems ahead, because consumers usually cut other costs instead or at least before they cut their health care costs. However many hospitals have experienced a
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Unformatted text preview: decrease in their investments, a decrease in elective surgeries, and an increase in uninsured clients. In my search for the economic imperfections in the health care industry, I can across the following article: http://www.ahpanet.org/files/AHPAargagainstFTC.pdf . The problems listed included the lack of price and quality information, and service to all in urgent situations regardless of having insurance or the ability to pay. Sources: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/146101.php http://www.ahpanet.org/files/AHPAargagainstFTC.pdf...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course ECON GM545 taught by Professor Gotches during the Summer '11 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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