HCS/310 DISCUSSION QUESTION - 26254

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1-   What should be the role of insurance for the population who makes poor medical choices? Defend your response

2- Briefly describe either Medicare or Medicaid. How has your chosen program shaped the current health care delivery system? How can it be improved?

 

3- How do scientific, medical, and cultural perspectives affect the role of preventative or routine medicine?

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1-    What should be the role of insurance for the population who makes poor medical choices? Defend your response.

 

-      Majority of the population usually make poor medical choices and this is something that the insurance companies can help make a difference in. The role of insurance in this situation should be to educate the population on how to make better choices because that would help them manage the cost of medical care. One of the ways they can do that is by enforcing preventive care. Preventive care would not only cost a lot less than the actual care of an illness, it would also help manage the cost for care as well as help manage the rise in poor health. So the insurance need to set up a way to get that education to the population. I remember while I was pregnant with my daughter I got a phone call from my insurance telling me to schedule a dentist appointment for two months after I give birth, because after a pregnancy there can be dental issues if there was a calcium deficit. If I had a