Essay on The Health Care Delivery System

911 Words Jul 29th, 2016 4 Pages
Health care delivery system
The health care delivery system is the organization, which provides health care benefit resources as a delivery system. There are many health care delivery systems in the United States and people receive benefits based on their eligibilities and preferences. Examples f health care delivery systems include Medicare, Medicaid, children’s health insurance program (CHIP), Health Maintainance Organization (HMO), Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and others (Medicare. gov, n. d). This paper will provide a description regarding the Medicare and Medicaid program, which are the major health care delivery systems in the united states. Also, a paper will demonstrate the similarities and differences between Medicare and Medicaid program and mission of both programs. In addition, Author will formulate her own mission with the rationale of selecting elements.

Descriptions of Medicare and Medicaid program

Medicare Medicare is a federal health insurance program for people aged 65 or over, younger people with disabilities and people with end of stage renal diseases (ESRD)(Medicare. Gov, n. d). It has various parts such as part A, which covers inpatient hospital care, skilled nursing facility care, hospice care and some home health care services (Medicare, gov, n. d). Part B covers preventive services, some physician services, outpatient care, medical supplies and others (Medicare. gov, n. d). Medicare part C has contracts with private companies and it is…

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