Future Direction in Healthcare in America

780 WordsJun 16, 20184 Pages
There are new challenges every year in the health care field. Research on the future of U.S Healthcare System is of paramount importance to the entire Health care industry as well as the citizens of the U.S. To begin with, the research will discuss how challenges for future healthcare services can be enhanced by reducing the costs of medication. By creating a better quality of health care, Information technology advancements, including future funding, lower rising costs, the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The research will also discuss the challenges of market shares for different ages of populating and maintaining a skilled work place. It will further discuss the tentative solutions to these challenges. The role that the government…show more content…
The process of change highlights issues of data security and access, the lack of which would clearly be defined as an error, and could have significant implications for patient safety. (Boaden & Joyce 2006) The main two health services are Medicare and Medicaid; however, these programs support different financial needs. In 1965 Medicare was created as a social security act primarily for people with disabilities and elders over the age of 65. By the beginning of January 2014, U.S citizens who live on a low income with no children will be qualified for Medicaid. Medicaid is administrated in every state but with different policies. Medicare information is available through social security services. Medicaid is a federal and state assistance program for low income families who need health coverage. It also insures pregnant women, young citizens and elder disabilities. Medicaid also allows assistance to elders who are in nursing homes and hospice care. Caseworkers may help families or pregnant meet the requirements to receive Medicaid and for their love ones. Medicare and Medicaid cover the cost of prescription drugs, all health benefits, outpatient care, home health care and medical equipment. According to local government guidelines, individuals must pay a co-payment to their physician. The shift in Medicaid and Medicare cost is increasing premium
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