Healthcare policy

1. If medical care is a public good, is it wrong to consider healthcare a business when peoples lives are at stake? 2. In a response to quality measures of health care, Michael Dowling stated “Health care is like a soccer game with 12 players and 50 referees.” What is meant by this statement? 3. Who are the stakeholders of health policy? With current changes in health care, how are the stakeholders affected? 4. Who regulates health insurance? What % of the Gross Domestic Product does health care require? In addition, describe three government programs that cover health care cost. 5. What are the major differences of nonprofit and for-profit hospitals? 6.What are are Americans willing to spend so much on healthcare?




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