Answer the questions below. Your responses to the items below should be thorough, well-conceived college-level responses that are grammatically correct. Please write your answers in complete sentences. Justify your responses with facts and details from your reading assignment and other credible sources as needed. Provide examples as required.
- How are private and public reimbursement systems different? An appropriate response for this question is one to two paragraphs. Provide an example of a form of public and private reimbursement.
- What are three drivers of healthcare expenditures? Briefly describe each driver. An appropriate response for this question is one to two paragraphs.
- Summarize the impact of the ACA healthcare financing provisions on the following:
- Medicaid expansion
- Health insurance exchanges
- Penalties and taxes
- Interpret the impact of each of the following on the potential reimbursement for healthcare suppliers:
- Accountable Care Organization Model
- Hospital value-based purchasing program
- Bundled payments for care improvement initiatives
Each question is worth 25 points.