Financing Of United States Health Care

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Financing of United States Health Care Financing the United States (U.S.) health care system is complicated and difficult at best. The role policy makers and health care professionals play in the reform and restructuring of the U.S. health care system is very important. The overarching consideration of supply and demand in the U.S. health care system relies on a workforce, financing, and cost of delivering quality healthcare to the U.S. population (Knickman & Kover, 2015). To improve overall quality of care, healthcare providers and policy makers have to look at how services are going to be structured in the future. In this essay we will be exploring how health care services can be financed and at what level: government, state, local or private, is there a way to deliver cost effective and accessible heath care, and consider the ethical dilemmas related to achieving quality, accessible, national health care. Establishing the difference between economics and finance of health care in the U.S. is paramount in this discussion. Economics is an amoral science based approach that suggests what makes a nation to perform better in certain area (Milstead, 2013, p. 192). The ethics and philosophy of health care are debated in political arenas when policy is made. Meaning in health finance: “economics informs policy and policy determines finance.” (Milstead, 2013, p. 193). The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has established and Agency for Healthcare and Research and
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