Otherwise this will be a different form of socializing medicine where beneficiaries will have very lousy insurane that is not accepted by many healthcare providers and will leave people on a long waiting lists to get any medical service. I don't beleive that I will be able in this paper to present a miracle proposal that will solve a long lasting and significantly challenging problem that left many of our policy maker gurus baffled. The purpose of this paper is to present some ideas that I believe, as a healthcare provider, will complement the Obama care plan. 1- Expanding public insurance option (Medicare) to cover people ... ... middle of paper ... ...f expensive unanticipated medical events that could impair their quality of life. This will help maintaing the work force knowing that 81% of the uninsured are from working families.
The implementation of a universal health care system in the United States is an important challenge that needs to be overcome. There are numerous amount of editorial that argue on both sides of the debate. Some people argue that a universal health care system would bring costs down and increase access to care while others argue that a universal health care system would be too expensive and reduce the quality of care. The correct answer requires intensive understanding and economics to overcome, the arguments must be examined for a proper answer. Health care is one of the most debated issues in the United States today and it 's necessary to understand the basics of this problem.
Its reliability supersedes the newer alternatives. A major inconvenience, from the patient’s perspective, of taking warfarin is the need for routine laboratory work. Determining the patient’s appropriate dosage is directly influenced by their international normalized ratio (INR). Although inconvenient, the frequent visits to th... ... middle of paper ... ... (Grave, 2012. p32). Whether it's the cost of the medication or the cost of physically getting to routine appointments there are obstacles for all involved.
The act was supposed to help the citizens without any insurance but now it is ac... ... middle of paper ... ... on. Having to keep up with inflation and the constant spending involved in a practice may prove to be too difficult. Many practices will need to either combine and cut back on expenses, or shut down entirely. This, like mentioned before, would also lead to less options for citizens to choose from when receiving medical attention. This whole diminishing medical field is enough alone to prove that this form of universal healthcare is not an ideal option for the United States.
“In 2010, Medicare spent an estimated $48 billion– our tax dollars – on overpayment and waste. But the most tragic victims are people who need medical care but don’t have the money to pay for it”. (Allen), Furthermore, by physician also pay a important role which have an impact on the spending as well. The doctor orders masses of procedures to show that he or she has done their due diligence in diagnosing the patient. Unfortunately, all of these unnecessary tests and procedures lead to unnecessary custodies and cost to the patient.
Evolving Practice of Nursing and Patient care Delivery models. In the nursing practice, the obligations of tasks of nurses are going to be affected by the changes in the future in the United States. Because the health care system are reformed and also have to give Services that will gain the community, nurses are demanded to take on more various roles continues care. Cost effective which is centered on the patient can be provided by health clinics and medically based homes have nurse managers. In the endless and total care of the, responsible care Organizations are helping nurses to take accountability.
And it fixes what’s broken by making improvements in several key areas. It protects you from the worst insurance company abuses. Universal healthcare makes health care affordable. It gives people better access to care"(thewhiethouse.gov)., the universal health care reform will be the most efficient benefit, choice and resort for all citizens and America growing healthcare problem. Universal health care is a good choice for the society and it is affordable.
“According to the U.S. Census Bureau (2004), between 2000 and 2003, the number of Americans without health insurance rose from 1.4 million to an astonishing 45 million” (Rashford 5). It is my assumption that many Americans health is declining with the risk of dying early due to lack of insurance or no coverage at all. I believe a well budgeted universal healthcare plan is necessary to solve this critical issue. Although there has been a lot of debate over universal healthcare in America, we have made some progress going in the right direction. President Obama recently passed a bill so that Americans will be able to utilize these services.
Professional Issues that Affect Clinical Mental Health Counselors One of the biggest issues if the desire is to practice with any kind of medical scope, Medicare will pay a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in many cases, more than they will pay any Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and in some cases they will not pay an LPC at all. Many LPC’s are able to practice under the umbrella of community mental health agencies and in that aspect, they are able to take Medicaid for payment. However, once licensure is complete, many states will not bill for mental health services to a private LPC practitioner under Medicaid services (Sturm and Gibson, 2012). There is a gross discrimination here that often leaves the poorest and those most
This is the exact opposite of what the country needs. Why should costs go up because of denied treatment? The big concern is whether or not government really understands the great difficulty in trying to control HMO’s and other health care programs without a nationalized program. Since there are some 6 million people using Medicare in HMO’s something needs to be done to ensure these patients the treatment that they need. In conclusion, there still needs to be a lot of work done to health care in the United States.