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care they receive. After all, these measures are administered and in the health environment, adecision is made on which institution to receive financial incentives and at what rate. Theorganization has come up with accountability measures of quantitatively assessing theimplementation and outcomes of health care providers. These measures provide usefulinformation about the wellbeing of healthcare institutions and healthcare workers. With such
Surname 3information, the Quality Improvement Organization can now decide on where to put its mainfocus if poor performance is recorded.The program offers education about Medicare and Medicaid services inform of handbooks thatare given to the community. This gives the community a clear view of the benefits they are goingto receive once they enroll in the health insurance programs. The program also supports projectsthat teach people their rights as Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and projects that helppatients find doctors and hospitals near them.Medicare and Medicaid qualificationsQualification for getting insurance coverage in both is different. Medicare qualificationsare one should be a citizen of the U.S or one who legally lives there permanently and who haslived in the country for a minimum of five years and they or their spouse has long enoughworked to be eligible for Social Security or benefits of retirement usually having earned 40credits from about 10 years of work or them or their spouse is an employee of the government ora retired individual who has not paid into Social Security but has paid Medicare taxes whileworking and also be above 65 or exact. If one is younger, they can still qualify if social securitydisability benefits for at least 24 months have been entitled to them or a disability pension isreceived and certain conditions are met or one has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, whichimmediately qualifies one or one has permanent kidney failure that requires dialysis that isadministered regularly or a kidney transplant and you or your spouse has, depending on age. Ifone does not qualify in all these qualifications, one can buy premiums that are specificallycustomized for those who do not qualify. They are somewhat expensive, but they end up being ofthe utmost importance when purchased. In Medicaid qualification, one has to be aged 65 years
Surname 4and above, have a permanent disability, a woman who is pregnant, be a citizen of the U.S, and ifnot, one can meet the specific rules of immigration.Qualifications can be modified to serve more people who are considered vulnerablepopulations. This are people who are extremely poor, orphans, people with risky diseases that arehard to find a cure such as cancer and unemployed youths. An organization under the QualityImproved Organization can be formed to cater for the extremely poor people. These people haveno or low income and cannot afford to pay for any health insurance. When they fall sick, theyhave no other option but to die of the disease that has affected them. Orphans who have noparents or guardians to cater for their insurance, should be included in the program. This can bedone by setting up a different program and putting finances aside that make sure orphans andstreet children’s health is taken care of. Cancer patients should be included since the cancer