Healthcare Operations Management Discussion – Wk 1
“Improving Access to Care in the United States” Please respond to the following:
- Read the article titled, “Equitable Access to Care — How the United States Ranks Internationally” located in Week 1 of the online course. You may also view the article at http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMp1406707. Next, construct an argument to defend or refute claims suggesting a need to implement universal health coverage in the United States. Provide context or background information that lays the foundation for your argument. Be sure to include single payer versus multi-payer systems in your argument.
- Use the Internet databases to assess critical components of the Affordable Care Act, and predict the economic impact of those components on the overall U.S. healthcare system over the next decade. Provide a rationale for your response.
***This is a discussion, NOT a paper. Need 2 strong paragraphs and references.***