Quiz 3: The Us Health and Public Health Care Systems

Nursing

In spite of high cost of health care services in the United States (US), they account for the largest portion in the GDP (gross domestic product). Systems of health care services have changed in the last decade due to the increasing hazards and epidemic situations. There have been major changes in the techniques of health care services as well. The major aspect which affects the health care services is the cost of the health services. The hospitals decrease the costs of their services due to increased competition. The pressure of decreasing the cost of healthcare services leads to the reduced quality of the care. Another challenge to health care system is the problems related to the access to the services. There are still a large number of people in the country without health insurance. Not only there is a growth in the number of uninsured people, but also underinsured people. The insurance companies have a common practice of denying the coverage of certain pre-existing conditions as a part of health insurance. This also serves as a major challenge in the health care services of US.

In spite of high cost of health care services in the United States (US), they account for the largest portion in the GDP (gross domestic product). Systems of health care services have changed in the last decade sue to the increasing hazards and epidemic situations. There have been major changes in the techniques of health care services as well. US (United States) health care system is dominated by the private sector. The health care facilities are majorly provided by the private sector. The health insurance system in the US is different. Many people are denied of health insurance due to low income. Some companies do not provide insurance to the people with any pre-existing condition. The private health care services are costlier than the government services. The country is now changing to provide affordable private health care.

In spite of high cost of health care services in the United States (US), they account for the largest portion in the GDP (gross domestic product). Systems of health care services have changed in the last decade sue to the increasing hazards and epidemic situations. There have been major changes in the techniques of health care services as well. Public health care deals with the promotion of good health and disease prevention amongst the individuals of the community. They provide leadership qualities, ensure correct implementation of the services, and promote high standards of knowledge and expertise. The nurses in the public health system are involved in providing health care to the people of a community. These services also include the awareness spreading programs. During the time of any disaster or hazard, the nurses provide the primary and the secondary health services.

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