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Date Created: 03/27/15
March 23 2015 Lecture Notes chapters 910 health professional someone who provides care to any member of population difference beteen clinicians and allied health clinicians can write prescriptions Allied Health Professionals Health Specialties eucators Accreditation Vs Crednentiality 2 types of physicians 1 MD a medical doctor 2 DO Doctor of osteopath a more in tune to wellness overall body less about diagnosis b holistic approach c skeletal Nursing Know difference between primary home secondary specialist tertiary care refers type of institution burn center trauma center children s hospital etc 6 c s of Primary care p x caring 2 continuity follow up etc 3 coordinated care usually has to do With diagnosis and treatment dealing With more than one individual 4 comprehensive care hopes they can solve your problems overall usually medical home contact 6 community U Know how doctors get paid salary fee for service decapitation episode of care pay for performance March 25 2014 chapter 10 health facilities all hospitals are accredited by Joint Commission on health 90 of hospitals in US are nonpro t more than half of them are religiously associated state and local government represent 20 of hospitals belong to states 10 for pro t hospitals 0 can be specialty hospitals driving up health care costs long term care facilities 0 skilled nursing facilities about 800day 0 Nursing homes about 7000month 0 Hospice care those who have 6 months or less to live Medicare provides a big portion of that money Quality of health care services huge components of quotgradingquot health care system 0 Access 0 service quali ed doctors getting better how quickly can you get better or diagnosed staying healthy contact chapter 11 what health care costs how much do we spend in health care per year 2 trillion our GDP is the highest of all industrial nations 1819 based deepily in specialty care 0 60 physicians are specialists o 30 primary care doctors most money is spent on health insurance and out of pockent expenses 2 government supported health insurance 0 Medicaid for those below the poverty level varies state to state not the same for everyone Medicaid can be higher or lower or bare minimum depending on where you live states have the ability to de ne the poverty level Schip all kids are eligible for even if you are homeless and no ID 0 Medicare 65 and older now available for disabled as well do not cover eyeglasses and hearing aids 4 parts to Medicare A D 1 Part D prescription drug portion 2 Part B voluntary supplementary insurance you can contribute a certain amount of money per month in the even something happen to you it can cover the costs pre Obama care 50 million people that were uninsured 0 post affordable care act as of March 201515 million people have signed up for the affordable care act HMO amp PPO HMO less expensive than PPO provider performed organization Affordable care act 1 insures more comprehensive and affordable 2 expanded Medicaid 3 16 states that are not adopting Medicaid ex including Bible belt also the states with the highest levels of poverty a 6 states up for discussion 4 individual mandate a requires you to buy b penalty to consumers for not having
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