Costs, Quality, and Access (graded)
Discuss the interrelationships between healthcare costs, quality, and access from the Roemer model of health services systems. Make suggestions on how one would maximize access and quality while keeping costs low. Now, analyze why these suggestions have not been put into place.
In this post you mention that you would lower the monthly premiums so that they would be more affordable. What strategies would you use to accomplish this? Who would pay for the reduction in premiums that would be experienced by Americans?
If we consider the fact that specific populations have different characteristics and demographics which impact healthcare delivery. These characteristics can be such things as income, race, age, location, etc. How do the characteristics of a specific population impact the healthcare services they demand and the services these receive?