As a health care manager, you must be able to analyze financial and economic issues in the health care industry. In this assignment, you will demonstrate problem-solving skills as you choose an issue and address the financial impact in your analysis.
Preparing for the Assignment:
Select 1 current financial or economic issue in the health care industry that you want to address.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper about the financial or economic issue you selected in which you:
- Analyze the financial impact of this issue on the health care industry. Consider the following:
- What are the economic trends of the health care payment system?
- What are the supply and demand challenges for health care services?
- Why are costs increasing in the health care system?
- What regulatory issues are affecting, or will affect, the health care industry?
- Recommend at least 1 strategy to address the issue.
- Consider current strategies being used or presented for improving the issue.
- Discuss what you believe would be the outcome of these recommendations, if implemented.
Format your references according to APA guidelines.