Organizations operating as health oriented direction and not a profit making business contributes to more care available for the masses of society, but could reduce the quality of care available. The ACA may, in fact, increase the profit of medical and insurance entities because legislative action now requires everyone to have health insurance. A primary business model is based on supply and demand. The ACA has changed legal action and now affects the amount of medical capital due to the constraints and restraints in resource allocation. Roles of Organizational Stakeholders and Interest Groups Many stakeholders occupy a position within the health care continuum. Providers, patients, insurance companies, and lobbyist all take part in the process of health care laws and
HEALTH LAW, REGULATION, AND POLICY 7 health care regulations. Roles differ and include providing guidance on program implementation with efforts to maximize opportunities. Stakeholders and interest groups also provide critical research information gaps for practice and procedural implementation. Primary stakeholders are internal to the organization, meaning their efforts affect daily operations of medical facilities among providers and patients. Key stakeholders are directly responsible for passing regulations and laws that impact health care organizations. Health care for-profit companies such as the manufacturers of pharmaceutical drugs sell its products and is very involved and is considered a vested stakeholder. Interest groups at the national level find that consumers and employers obtain health insurance through state-sponsored programs. Conclusion In conclusion, it is very evident that the Affordable Care Act has a great impact on health care in expanding health care coverage to millions of people in America. This plan also discourages discrimination against individuals without insurance and offers them different options to qualify for health insurance. A health care reform was necessary to help lower health care costs that continue to rise. Government and non-government regulatory agencies engage in a network of medical professionals promoting standardization, access, and a safe environment for patients to receive care and better outcomes.
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