Healthcare Reform Essay
MBA IN HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT ,
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act( PPACA) also known as Obama care is a healthcare reform signed in March 23, 2010 whose main goal is to conceptualizes the “ Universal affordable Healthcare Coverage “making significant impacts in the healthcare system. The purpose of this board is to discuss the challenges that effective leaders at different levels in the society should face on regards to …show more content…
While there are still many debates on the air, the health care reform will challenge healthcare providers, customers, insurance companies, employers and Federal people. I want to point out the utilitarian ethical decision-making approach which states that “ the rightness or wrongness of an act is determined solely by the utility of its consequences” . Based on this approach, These are the challenges I can foresee in a future:
Approximately 256 million office visits will be increased per year
Elimination of tax exemption to employers will decrease the employer-sponsored insurance coverage.
Young people will pay higher insurance rates to subsidize coverage for older americans.
Americans earning as little as $25000 can expect to pay higher premiums under Obamacare even with the laws subsidies
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