This writing assignment will be based on readings from chapter 9.
You are required to read “The U.S. Institutional setting” from the text.
After reading, this section please complete at least a two 500-600 word or two (2) page response.
(A LESS THAN 2 PAGE PAPER WILL COST YOU 50% OF THE DUE GRADE)
You MUST address ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
Identify and define the various types of hospital Classification that are used.
Describe the different operating characteristics of the for-profit and the not-for-profit hospitals.
From your reading what is your position on the question of “whether the profit motive in hospitals generate a negative impact on the quality and access of care for the poor and uninsured. That is, do hospitals make decision primarily to maximize profit or do hospitals make decision primarily to deliver the best quality care to their patients?
Which types of hospitals practice cost shifting and which types of hospitals do not