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    received healthcare, and give the consumer the better ability to make decisions regarding their healthcare. Although there are many different forms of CDHPs, the shared thing behind them is a high-deductible heath plan that works with an out of pocket cost spending account. These accounts allow the consumer to make the choice behind their healthcare, while placing money, pre-taxed, from their paychecks into it. There are three types of accounts available: Health Savings Account (HSA), Health Reimbursement Account or Arrangement (HRA), and a Flexible Spending Account…

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    better understand what health care is and how it impacts various lives today. For example, when dealing with Gerald’s case, I initially chose Plan B, because I was under the impression that plan a revolved around the idea of employment. Kenzie Mclean was a vital part of our group at this point because she pointed out plan B did not involve the coverage of test strips. Kenzie explained that she had a first-hand account of understanding how important test strips are as well as how costly they…

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    Medicare Part A Case Study

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    An insurer with an annual out-of-pocket limit does not have to pay for an individual’s medical expenses once reaching the limit set. This means the one being insured may not be able to afford a procedure that he needs. Let’s use Craig for an example. If Craig has cancer, he may have cancer treatment such as chemotherapy and other procedures that will become expensive quickly. Craig’s doctor believes that this next surgery will remove the malignant cells in his body; however, Craig has reached…

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    Both Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare have aspects which could benefit Craig. One benefit for Craig of choosing a Medicare Advantage is the cap on out-of-pocket expenses. In the article, Craig found comfort in the Medicare Advantage’s cap of expenses. This means that Craig would never rack up a huge bill that he could never pay for in his life time. This cap of out-of-pocket allows Craig to worry less about using the services Medicare provides. Peace of mind is absolutely a benefit…

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    Fear Of Becoming Rich

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    but if that house puts money in your pocket, then only its considered an asset. so the idea is, rich people constantly buy assets, bonds, stocks, businesses, that keeps putting more and more money into their pockets, while middle class buys liabilities that they think are assets which constantly takes money out of their pockets and the poor only have expense. instead what you have to do is that, keep your daytime job and start buying real assets, not liabilities, don’t let most of your income…

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    Cdhc Disadvantages

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    healthcare (Rodwin, 2003, p. 32). Impact of National Health Care Plan on CDHC The newly adopted National HealthCare Plan impacted CDHC in many ways. Firstly, this policy affects all types of consumers’ healthcare accounts. That is, the Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). This change will prevent consumers from using these accounts to pay for non-prescribed over-the-counter medication expenses. However, it will enable…

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    Managed Care Disadvantages

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    high-deductible health care plan. The purpose of the HSA is used specifically for eligible health-related costs and expenses that are not covered by the individual’s current health plan. The monthly premiums are generally lower than the traditional health plan premiums, thus leaving the consumers with better control regarding their health care spending. The high deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses give patients the incentives to become more educated regarding the cost and quality of care…

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    Affordable Care Act “have improved access, affordability, and quality in healthcare for Americans” (hhs.gov). However, the price inflations of the pharmaceutical drugs have created an adverse effect on affordable healthcare, and the presidential candidates are outraged on this effect. Due to the dramatic price inflation of Daraprim, many people are outraged at the new price. Patients are outraged because of the large amount of money they pay out…

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    My perspective would focus on simple economics or the individual’s situation at the time of the decision. As the National Council on Aging highlighted in my previous discussion post, there are serious influences that have to be considered prior to enrolling in Medicare Advantage. Every circumstance or situation will be inherently different for every individual, in my case as my previous post mentioned. “if” I elect Tricare for Life then Medicare Advantage would not be a feasible option since MA…

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    The direct reimbursement plan is usually the most preferred compensation policy implemented by many sales managers for their companies (Johnston, Marshall, 2010). This method gives sales managers some control over the extent of sales expenses, and the kinds of events salespeople will be motivated to perform (Webster Jr., 1966). There is not a set monetary limit with this plan. However, the sales managers can determine how much they are willing to allow for these expenses. On the other hand, the…

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