Healthcare Financial Management

1. •Read the Senate Bill HB 707 for the state of Georgia located in Week 2. You may also view the article at http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20132014/143506.pdf. Next, predict the impact of Senate Bill HB 707 on the expansion of Medicaid in the State of Georgia. Defend or critique the implications of Georgia’s HB 707 on Georgia’s uninsured population. Support your position using a minimum of two (2) sources from the textbook or Internet.

2. •Identify the positive trends relative to the future of organized delivery systems. Provide one (1) example of an organized delivery system in your area, and examine its impact on reducing costs, increasing access to care, and improving quality of care.

3. Consumer-driven health plans often rely on large deductibles funded via a health savings account framework. Suggest two (2) scenarios that depict the potential effect(s) of a large deductible on price elasticity for health services. Theorize one (1) possible outcome of your proposed scenarios.
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