Read Basics of the U.S. Health Care System, 4th Edition (Niles, 2021): 9781284169874
Chapter 4: Public Health’s Role in Healthcare (Review – Assigned in previous module)
Chapter 8: Healthcare Payor and Financing (Review – Assigned in previous module)
Chapter 9: Managed Care Impact on Health Care Delivery (Review – Assigned in previous module)
Chapter 11: Healthcare Law
Chapter 12: Healthcare Ethics
Go to Medicare’s Find https://www.medicare.gov/forms-help-other-resources/find-compare-health-care-providers & compare doctors, hospitals, & other
providers, and click one of the categories (Hospitals, Nursing homes, etc.).
Identify three providers near where you live in Tampa, FL, clicking “Add to Compare” for each of the providers.
Once three providers have been selected, click “Compare Now.”
Identify a health issue included in the selected category that has meaning to you.
For example, the “Timely and Effective Care” tab for the Hospital compare site is a good place to start.
Explore the quality of care measures that are targeted at improving health outcomes for patients with that health issue.
For this discussion, share what you learned by submitting an initial post at least 300 words that:
Describe the health issue you selected and the quality measure(s) you reviewed.
Compare and contrast the 3 providers and identify which provider you would go to for treatment if you had that issue.
Explain in detail why you selected that provider, including the specific quality scores that factored into your decision-making.
no copied, quoted or plagiarized material
US-based sources only
APA 7th edition formatting
write in the 3rd person