Healthcare Delivery System Discussion 3

Assignment: What are the tough choices that parents have to make based on income and health insurance when it comes to the health needs of their children? Do you feel that many parents delay or deny their children medical care? Is there any argument you can use to justify either of these courses of action? Expectations: 1 page, 3 cited sources from required reading.

Required Reading

Alley, D. E., Asomugha, C. N., Conway, P. H., & Sanghavi, D. M. (2016). Accountable health communities—addressing social needs through Medicare and Medicaid. The New England Journal of Medicine, 374(1), 8-11.

Bilimoria, N. M. (2015). Responding to audits: Managed care, Medicare, and Medicaid . . . oh my! The Journal of Medical Practice Management: MPM, 31(3), 170-171.

Federal financial participation in state assistance expenditures; federal matching shares for Medicaid, the children’s health insurance program, and aid to needy aged, blind, or disabled persons for October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. (2015). Federal Register 80(227) 73779-73782.

Kaiser Family Foundation (2016). Enrolling uninsured low-income children in Medicaid and S-CHIP. Retrieved from http://kff.org/medicaid/fact-sheet/enrolling-uninsured-low-income-children-in-medicaid/.

Millman, J. (2015). Millions of children could soon lose their health insurance if Congress doesn’t act. Washington: WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post.

Rowland, D. (2015). The Medicare and Medicaid partnership at age 50. Generations, 39(2), 35-42.

Williams, A. & Searcy, L. F. (2016). Policy campaign: One state’s journey to influence the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 30(4), 396-403.

Williams, K. A. (2015). Medicare and Medicaid. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 66(7), 861-863.

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