How are health services paid for, roles for the government in financing care?

Health Status and Health Care Services in France with comparison to the United States

HCA 302 Healthcare Organization

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Table of Contents

Introduction 3

Population and Health Status…………………………………………………………………………………………..

Demographic characteristics of population

Mortality, Infant mortality data, causes of death

Other data of health status

Related information (such as on quality if life); analysis

Availability of Health Services

Basic organization/general description of services institutions, providers of care

Issues related to access

Utilization of services (data, if available)

Other related information/analysis

Expenditures

How are health services paid for; any roles for the government here

Data on total expenditures

Other related information/analysis

Macroenvironmental influences on the health care system

Political

Socioeconomic

Cultural

Technological/Other relevant influences

Summary comments

Problems

Opportunities

Other related comments regarding this country’s health care services

Comparison to the United States: what works better, what is not working as well………………………………….

Concluding comments: Lessons learned for the U. S., other countries………………………………………………

References (required)………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Introduction (Final Paper may read “Executive Summary”)

Initial Introduction: What you wish to show in your research and with your topic.

Final Instruction: summary of key points of your paper. Include the name of the country reviewed, highlights regarding population and health status, services available, expenditures and financing, external influences, and concluding comments/lessons learned.

Population and Health Status

Provide data/discuss:

Demographic characteristics of population

Mortality, infant mortality data

Causes of death

Other relevant data

Related information, such as on quality of life

Analysis of trends

Availability of Services

Discuss, provide data regarding:

Basic organization/general description of services institutions, providers of care

Issues related to access

Utilization of services (data, if available)

Other related information/analysis

Expenditures

Discuss/provide date on who pays for care/how much it costs:

How are health services paid for, roles for the government in financing care?

Data on total expenditures

Other related information/analysis

Macroenvironmental Influences

Discuss external influences the need for, availability of, cost of and use of health care services:

Political

Socioeconomic

Cultural

Technological/Other relevant influences

Analysis

Summary Comments

Summarize and comment on the Problems, Opportunities, other issues you identified regarding this country’s health care services system

Compare to the United States: what works better, what is not working as well

Offer concluding comments: Lessons learned for the U. S., other countries

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Attach References (One letter grade deduction if no adequate references are included; lack of any credit for references risks an academic integrity violation)

 
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