Paying for health care consists of multiple approaches by insurance companies, state and federal governments, public payers, private payers, and the uninsured. Changes in payments for health care services occur as legislative changes are made, as well as changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Analyze how health care providers receive payment by health care users
Include the following aspects in the assignment:
Ø Explore at least three types of health care providers.
Ø What type of services does each health care provider provide (hospitals, nursing homes, home health care, MDs, APRNs).
Ø Describe three types of healthcare users (private payers, public payers, and the uninsured).
Ø Provide a listing of how each provider gets paid by users (insurance plans, self-pay, government agency pays).
Ø Investigate several complicating factors in the actual financing of care of health insurances.
Ø Complete this assignment in 1-2 pages.