SOC 313 Week 5 DQ 1 The U.S. Health Care System

The U.S. Health Care System. The U.S. HealthCare System is frequently criticized as being expensive and lackingcoverage of the total population. On the other hand, the U.S.Health Care System is innovative and frequently used by foreignresidents for treatment. Managed care was a response to the cost,quality and coverage concerns. Consider the issues of carecoordination, prevention practices, formulary medication costs,delay in getting appointments or tests, denial of referrals tospecialists, inadequate skill of physicians and the need forspecific approval by an MCO before the most effective medicationfor the treatment of a condition can be obtained if the drug is notlisted in the plan’s formulary. Assume a position either for oragainst managed care. Find two articles supporting your position asit relates to the client population in this course. The post willcontain: a. A statement identifying a support of or opposed toposition

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