Describe the purpose and origins of Medicare and Medicaid and how each are administered. Include how physicians are reimbursed for providing services to Medicare and Medicaid patients. Provide hypothetical examples of each using both the IPPS and OPPS payment systems.
Describe how opportunity costs rates are established and why an investment may have an opportunity cost rate when the employed funds have no explicit cost. Consider whether the source of investment funds impact the opportunity cost rate. Provide an example in each of your descriptions.
Please use a minimum of two outside sources to craft your answer, and cite them in APA format at the end of each response. The response to each question should be approximately two pages, double-spaced, 12- point font.
Health care in the United States today is undergoing a major transformation. Utilizing the source listed below, describe the three financial considerations that may assist in this transition for health care organizations. Go beyond summarizing this article and provide your own analysis of the opportunities and threats that exist with this new health care transformation. What considerations are not included in the article? Utilize at least three additional outside sources to support your analysis.
Respond to question below in 3 APA formatted pages, double-spaced, 12- point font.