In 2010, the United States passed landmark health care legislation when President Obama's health care plan passed in the U.S. Congress. However, despite its promise to provide health care coverage for a number of groups previously unable to obtain coverage, many Americans are dissatisfied with the components of the plan.
Thinking in terms of the administrator and third-party payer perspectives, answer the following:
-What do you feel are the biggest weaknesses of the health care plan, and why?
-Be sure to provide 2-3 weaknesses for each group (i.e. providers and patients), and explain your rationale for choosing each by supporting your thoughts with properly cited references.
The attached document is not intended as an assignment completion. I have laid out the advantages (strengths) and disadvantages (weaknesses) in a table, with references.
Changes Providers/Healthcare professionals Patients (US citizens) Insurers
Increased demand for primary care Disadvantages: Longer working hours, restructuring partnerships.
Advantages: Nurses, NPs and PAs in greater demand, more opportunity for those who don't want 8-9 yrs. Of college. Some funding for medical school tuition may increase primary care supply. Opportunity for healthcare organizations to develop preventive clinics/centers to increase revenues Disadvantages: Patients may have to wait longer for appointments with providers. Some may have difficulty finding providers if not ...
An Obama care analysis is examined. The health care coverage for a number of groups is determined.