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their medicines. Other than just the three groups, the general American population is less healthy than populations living in other comparable nations. With regards to medicine consumption, studies have indicated that despite the higher spending, people in the United States of America take less of certain classes of drugs. The program hopes to achieve its objective of improving the health status of its intended populations by reducing cost-related noncompliance. Cost-related noncompliance is a huge problem the country with approximately 18% of the general public reporting to skip medications due to the high costs. In other high countries such as Canada, the figure stands at 10%. By limiting the costs of prescription drugs, the Medicare policies will be useful in ensuring that Americans are can afford their medications thus reducing the noncompliance rates. Due to lack of effective laws to govern drug manufacturing companies, some of them end up compromising on the quality of their products. In efforts to promote quality and health equity in America, the proposed Medicare bill of 2019 hopes to promote approaches that are aimed at preventing medical errors and infection control. In addition, the program and the policies that come with it emphasizes on the importance of oversight, research, monitoring, training, and accountability. These are some of the key issues that are covered in the proposed bill. If well implemented, the program will have achieved some of its goals aimed at improving its intended populations’ access to quality and cost-effective healthcare.
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Surname 4 As reforms in health care continue to take shape, the American people are relying more and more for guidance from health professionals who also serve as their advocates. This
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