1. What features in a continuing care communi

1. What features in a continuing care communi

1. What features in a continuing care community would you want for yourself and/or your family members? Are there sufficient long term care (LTC) options in relation to the population of your area? Why or why not? PLEASE CITE/ REFERENCE EACH QUESTION 100-150 WORDS!2.Why do authors Austin & Wetle (2013) say Mental Health Services are a Combination of Services. What major change to mental health services occurred January 01, 2014 under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)? PLEASE CITE/ REFERENCE EACH QUESTION -100- 150 WORDS!3. The move from inpatient to outpatient care is driven by cost containment, as well as by new technologies. Are there risks to care provided in the ambulatory setting? Why or why not? What is the driving force related to inpatient care being moved to outpatient care? PLEASE CITE/ REFERENCE EACH QUESTION 100-150 WORDS!4. Identify a hospital in your local area. If you live in a rural area with no hospital in the immediate area, chose the closest one to your community. (Use NJ or NY)Does the hospital have a website? If so, what is the website address ?Can you determine the members of the hospital board, if the hospital is for-profit or nonprofit, the bed size, and other characteristics from visiting the website, or from other available literature about the hospital?Can you determine the members of the hospital board, if the hospital is for-profit or nonprofit, the bed size, and other characteristics from visiting the website, or from other available literature about the hospital?If so, why is this information important for consumers to know?PLEASE CITE/ REFERENCE EACH QUESTION 100-200 WORDS!5. What is one key learning point about which you had little or no knowlege and this is important for consumers to understand? Providers of long-term care services? Health care professionals? PLEASE CITE/ REFERENCE EACH QUESTION 100-150 WORDS!6. What type of support is available for those who wish to stay at home as they approach their elder years or who are facing the end of life? Why do you think there seems to be a focus on facilities rather than home care for seniors, the elderly and others facing the end of life rather than staying in their own home?PLEASE CITE/ REFERENCE EACH QUESTION 100-150 WORDS!7. Why do many Americans expect, if not demand, first dollar coverage but are unwilling to pay the premium costs necessary to support such coverage (even if available)? Why do Americans not seem to understand insurance was never designed to pay the person for every single expense incurred. Rather they are indemnified for major losses through a cost-sharing mechanism. Why do you think there is a lack of understanding about how insurance works? PLEASE CITE/ REFERENCE EACH QUESTION 100-150 WORDS!8. How do you see the changes under the Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act (PPACA) affecting mental health services providers? Consumers?PLEASE CITE/ REFERENCE EACH QUESTION 100-150 WORDS!DUE: 8-11-14EASTERN TIME: 10pm


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