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Provide a review of these issues in a 7-8 page paper in which you:
1. Provide a detailed description of the issues that you have researched. Use any given issue.
2. Analyze the most significant economic effects of the researched issues on healthcare industry. Provide at least two (2) examples of these issues to support your response.
3. Suggest specific strategies that relevant entities / stakeholders may use to address the selected issues from an economic perspective. Justify your response.
4. Determine the strategic manner in which the United States can apply best economic best practices from other countries in addressing these issues.
5. Assess the likelihood of government and or private sector effectively addressing the issues.
6. Use at least ten (10) current references. Five (5) of these references must be from current peer-reviewed sources to support and substantiate your comments and perspectives.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this paper are:
Analyze the factors that are influencing the demand and supply of health care services in the U.S.
Compare and contrast the U.S. health care system with the health care system of other countries.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in health economics.
Write clearly and concisely about health economics using proper writing mechanics.

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1. Provide a detailed description of the issues that you have researched. Use any given issue.
2. Analyze the most significant economic effects of the researched issues on healthcare industry. Provide at least two (2) examples of these issues to support your response.
3. Suggest specific strategies that relevant entities / stakeholders may use to address the selected issues from an economic perspective. Justify your response.
4. Determine the strategic manner in which the United States can apply best economic best practices from other countries in addressing these issues.
5. Assess the likelihood of government and or private sector effectively addressing the issues.
6. Use at least ten (10) current references. Five (5) of these references must be from current peer-reviewed sources to support and substantiate your comments and perspectives.

As a result of the economic changes that have been necessitated because of the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare industry has had to undergo mergers wherein many hospitals would be unable to remain solvent and to meet the quality improvement requirements that are required under the provisions within the Act if not for these mergers. This ...

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Healthcare management issues are detailed. The most significant economic effects of the research issues on healthcare industries are determined.

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