National Health Care Expenditures
Hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities that provide medical attention are starting to remodel their facility to make it look clean and high-tech facility to reel in patients. No individual will want to go into a dirty and outdated facility to receive medical services because he or she is afraid of not obtaining the quality of care he or she wants and needs. The important needs of patients in providing affordable health insurance has become the issue as a result of high expenditures that health care facilities make throughout the year. According to the article by K. Davis, C. Schoen, S. Guterman, T. Shih, S. C. Schoenbaum, and I. Weinbaum, “Slowing the Growth of U.S. Health Care Expenditures: What Are the Options?” states that “U.S. health care expenditures have risen rapidly in the last six years, imposing increasing stress on families, businesses, and public budgets” (para 2). Individuals need health care and if these expenditures are on the rise employers and insurance companies must come together to find strategies that will find a solution to this problem.
Health Care Spending
Spending health care cost is split between program administration, home health, nursing home care, dental, pharmaceutical drugs, and hospital care at the highest of 31% health care cost. One of the expenses made is the use of technological programs. These computer-based programs has made it easier for medical staff to keep better electronic records of patient health information, but expenses on computer-based programs is costly and affects patient pockets because it increases health care premiums. Programs, such as managed care, help individuals to afford a monthly payment to have simple and basic health insurance. Considering on how much money the United States has spent on health care it is luckily being slowed down by the recession. The right health care coverage can help he or she live the best life and stay healthy, but how does one...