HCS/531 DISCUSSION QUESTION - 26309

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1-      What are three sources of financing for a health care organization? Describe how each of these sources of funding could affect how an organization delivers health care

2-    How do regulatory agencies—state departments of health, state departments of insurance, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and others—control your ability to develop new health care delivery models?

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1-      What are three sources of financing for a health care organization? Describe how each of these sources of funding could affect how an organization delivers health care

Three sources of financing for a health care organization include insurance companies. Health insurance has increased the demand for covered services because the patients would not be able to pay for those services. Financing a health care organization through insurance transfer all risks to the insurer. Insurer affects how an organization delivers health care because they have rules that have to be followed by health care professionals. For example insurers have to approve some medications before doctors can prescribe them. Not all drug prescriptions are approved so doctors have to prescribe those that will get approve and will also follow the patient’s health need. According to Shi & Singh (2012), the government Public financing is one way to finance health care, in 2009, more than 18% of United States population was covered under various public insurance programs (Shi &Singh, 2012). Medicare is amongst one of the public programs that were set up for people that are 65 years old and older, disabled, as well as people who have end-stage renal dise