patient that has Medicaid due to the low reimbursement rates that they will receive. A2C. Coverage for Preexisting Conditions In Japan, healthcare coverage, regardless of pre-existing conditions. In the United States, a new law that went into effect in 2014, health insurance companies unable to refuse to cover citizens or charge citizens more just because of a pre-existing condition. A3. Finance Implications for Healthcare Delivery There is a significant difference in the financial implication between Japan and the United States. In Japan, it is unheard of for someone to go into a financial crisis, causing debt or bankruptcy over medical bills. Japan’s citizens receive quality care with minimal expenses. The government will step in and eat the cost to help the citizens receive medical aid. Medications in Japan are regulated by the government and physician to offer the citizens a low cost. In the United States, a significant illness, for example, multiple sclerosis, cancer, or any other significant disease, will put the American family in a financial crisis, causing debt or bankruptcy. In the U.S., the government does not step in to aid in help with covering medical costs.
TASK 3 4 References The Commonwealth Fund & International Health Care System Profiles (n.d.). The U.S. Health Care System. Retrieved from
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