PH 116 October 12-14 Notes
PH 116 October 12-14 Notes PH 116
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PH 116 Notes 101215 0 Page 472 imperfect market the US has no tight regulations and it doesn t have a free market in regards to the health system gt Utilization remains unchecked gt Prices are higher than what they should be 0 Steven Brill America s Bitter Pill quotcharge masterquot every hospital s internal prices gt Those who are insured don t have to pay the quotcharge masterquot price while the uninsured have to pay the quotcharge masterquot gt Those who have the least amount of money pay the highest rates when it comes to paying for the quotcharge masterquot prices gt This quotcharge masterquot seems to include an elaborate scam where physicians for example have trouble solvinggetting out of it o Page 475 multipayer system scan over the text and know what it basically consists of o 3 reasons why it s taking so long to move away from an imperfect market 1 The US can t face the truth that our market is imperfect in various areas 2 We have very deeply con icting cultural values on market vs social justice system 3 These deeply con icted views are most likely an outcome of our misunderstanding of our troubled and complex history with the healthcare system 101415 Notes 0 Why do we have deeply con icted views page 6268 gt page 65 There are two con icting models that exist between the market justice model and social justice model some key differences listed below In the market justice model health care is viewed as economic good while in the social justice model health care is viewed as a social resource Receiving medical care is based on one s ability to pay in the market justice model while the social market justice model is need based in receiving medical care In the social justice model equity in health care is viewed as a right while in the market justice model it is viewed as sort of an inheritance In the market justice model goods are distributed based on price while the social market justice model focuses on the needs of the people to distribute goods to them