Access plus health care initiative
- Access Plus Health Care Initiative
- The history of Healthcare in California
- The financial feasibility of California Expansion
- The role of Government in California
Over the course of the past four weeks, the Medical Liaison officer has given the board a series of reviews on the state of healthcare in California. The board has learned about the hospitals, physicians, other providers, financial plans, and the influence of the federal government in the region. After all of these findings, this author has reached a conclusion regarding expansion into the region. It is the conclusion of the Medical Liaison officer that APHI should indeed spread into the California region. By giving an overview of California's healthcare history, the financial feasibility of going into California, and finally how the government in the region makes this initiative even better, the author will attempt to show the board how California is ripe with opportunity for healthcare expansion.
The History of Healthcare in California
For years it seems as if the State of California has tried to implement some kind of state run healthcare service. In the forties for example, California Governor Earl Warren proposed a payroll tax funded healthcare system. Though that failed, by the late forties, most businesses were offering healthcare incentives anyway. By the mid-sixties, it was providing Medicare and Medicaid to its citizens. The seventies and eighties saw a series of Medicare reforms in the state which refined the system more and by the nineties, California was one of the only states providing healthcare insurance information to its citizens. Finally move to 2010 in which San Francisco adopts a universal healthcare system in its city. After looking at this history we can now begin to decipher this for its usefulness.
[...] Finally move to 2010 in which San Francisco adopts a universal healthcare system in its city. After looking at this history we can now begin to decipher this for its usefulness. After looking at the state's healthcare history, one can begin to conclude that California has always had a need for some sort of large healthcare system. With near 38 million people, eighty percent who are already insured, this company can profit off of the near 8 million (Wilson) uninsured people. [...]
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[...] By doing so not only will profit be made, but the board can feel good knowing that millions of people who would have gone uninsured otherwise, now will be able to have affordable healthcare and have their needs taken take of. References History of Health Care in California timeline Timetoast timelines. (n.d.).Create timelines, share them on the web Timetoast timelines. Retrieved May from http://www.timetoast.com/timelines/84044 Revere, A. (2013). The Federal Role in Healthcare. California, United States: Capella University. Revere, A. (2013). [...]