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    I would like some help on these questions to compare to mine. I am getting a little confused with cost controls and containment.

    1. What are the three most significant challenges facing the healthcare system due to changes in financial mechanisms?

    2. Why are the major cost controls by the states and the federal government focused primarily on hospitals?

    3. Five substantive reasons the federal government would focus on hospitals in an effort to constrain costs. Justify why each of your reasons explains the focus of the U.S. government.

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    Solution Summary

    By thoroughly addressing the questions, this solution addresses aspects of financial mechanisms e.g. cost control and containment strategies in the healthcare system. Supplemented with two articles examining the financial aspects of the United States healthcare system.