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    Medicare is the government sponsored health insurance program available to seniors 65 years of age and older, those under 65 years of age with specific disabilities, and those with end stage renal disease. Medicare has four parts: A and B (Original Medicare), C (Medicare Advantage), and D (Prescription Drug Insurance). Before the ACA, Part D of Medicare worked as follows: a person would pay 100% of drug costs until they reached…

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    Representative testified to the Appellant receiving $3198.00 from the VA. The Department testified that the Appellant should use available medical assistance from other sources prior to seeking payment from the Department. She testified that the Appellant had Medicare Part A and Part B as well as medical coverage from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. The…

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    Father of Medicare, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law as part of the Social Security Amendments of 1965. The intent of this national health insurance program was to provide health insurance to Americans over the age of 65 and to younger persons with certain disabilities. According to Wager, Lee and Glaser (2013), in 1972, another historical piece of federal legislation was passed that required hospitals “be reviewed and certified in order to participate in the Medicare and…

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    As Americans, do we not have the right to provide for and protect our families? In 2010, the largest overhaul of the health care system, since Medicare, began with legislation for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act(PPACA), also known as Affordable Care Act(ACA) or commonly identified as Obama Care. This legislation brought care to American families that had never participated in a health care program, or never acquired health insurance because of financial hardship (Thompson).…

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    Republicans and Democrats have not agreed on much for a long time, since the late 1700’s, in fact. They are not afraid to let people know that they disagree and they have no filter on how they show it. In fact, this year has been a huge year for the political parties because it is an election year. Also this election has been none like others, because of the name calling, private e-mail leaks and so much more. It has shown the true sides of both parties. In-between all of that, the parties did…

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    False Claims

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    resolutions, in the same way and manner it billed the U.S government for healthcare costs. The company also paid kickbacks to physicians so as to get referrals of Medicare and Medicaid patients to its facilities. Out of the $745, $95 million went to the resolution of civil claim which arose from the company’s lab billing practices, like billing to Medicare and Medicaid lab tests that were unnecessary medically, and even lab tests that were not ordered by the physician. $403 million went to the…

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    Abraham in Mama Might Be Better Off Dead humanizes the inequalities in quality and health care access that exists between the rich and the poor, through the stories of the Banes family, Mrs. Jackson, and Tommy. Abraham exposes the flaws in our healthcare system; through the experiences of one Chicago family we can see that it all comes down to money equals health. With that in mind, the book paints a ground up picture of how the health care fails to take care of those in most need. Abraham’s…

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    Integrated Delivery System

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    Medicare requires certain technology infrastructures to be in place to validate services provided. Medicare will reimburse the ACO’s for complicated diagnoses. However, the negative is Medicare does have capitations for certain diagnosis-related groups. The other negative is the reversal of paymenst if criterias are not followed. The healthcare recipients…

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    Single Party Payer System & U.S. Healthcare System In 1965, the Medicare and Medicaid systems, which insure senior citizens and people whose earnings fall under the poverty line, were enacted by President Lyndon Johnson (WHO and Schallhorn, September 2017). This created a large federal healthcare system that covers millions of Americans. The single party payer system and the US Healthcare System ideology are very similar. Both will be mainly funded by the U.S. government. Although there are…

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    providers to promote their drugs, and compensating pharmaceutical sales reps based on the number of prescriptions written by the doctors they call on” (Archer 2013). The Huffington Post cites how “Big Pharma has been systematically price-gouging the Medicare program for seniors and people with disabilities -- and raking in billions in excessive profits. The 11 largest global drug companies made an astonishing $711 billion in profits over the 10 years ending in 2012, and they got a turbo-charged…

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