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Final project part 2

Please read this information before do this part two assignment part one is below I only need part two work but u will need part one to complete part two assignment

As part of the Final Project, you will provide an analysis of the ethical and legal foundations of the health care policy issue you selected.

Note:In grading the Final Project, your Instructor uses a Final Project Rubric. Review the rubric prior to completing your Project Component.

The Assignment (2–3 pages)

Provide an analysis of the ethical and legal foundations of the health care policy issue you selected. Use ethics terms, theories and apply what you have studied in prior weeks. Explain what the ethical issue(s) are and present the pro and con ethical positions surrounding the health care policy issue. Then, explain what the legal issue is, and present the pro and con legal positions surrounding the health care policy issue. Finally, apply your critical thinking and analysis skills by suggesting two recommendations to the policymaker and/or stakeholder that align with your own position on the ethical and legal issues. Use of supporting references is essential

Add Part 2 onto your file document from Part 1 and label it with a header identifying Part 2. You will submit a cumulative paper that combines both parts. Only Part 2 will be graded this week.

This is final project part 1 you will need this to do Part 2 project which is the assignment I need this week.

Overview of Project Paper

To accomplish this paper, a policy is selected that is known as “Reduce the number of insured person from Affordable Care Act bill to reduce budget deficit” that is introduced in House with the help of a new bill “The American Health Care Act (AHCA) 2017” (Kliff, XXXXXXXXXXThis health care policy has included some issues related to ethical, legal and policy implication which is explored by this paper. This paper also explains about a policymaker who is from North Dakota and also responsible for enacting health care policy with the explanation for his selection as a policymaker.

Selected Policymaker and Reason for Selection

In the regard of AHCA 2017, a Republican Party member from North Dakota is selected who is John Hoeven. He is serving the nation since 2011 from North Dakota seat (North Dakota Bankers Association, XXXXXXXXXXJohn Hoeven gave the vote in favor of the above-defined policy of Trump government but also opposed the new policy of the government. Therefore, it can be said that he played a role of the policy maker. John Hoeven can be contacted through his address, phone number, E-mail and Website. According to the web page http://www.ndba.com/government/legal-updates/contact-your-congressman/, followings are his contact information:

Address: 120 Russell Senate Office Building

Washington, DC 20510

Phone: XXXXXXXXXXNumbersUSA, 2015)

Fax: XXXXXXXXXX

E-mail: http://hoeven.senate.gov/contact_form.cfm

Website: http://hoeven.senate.gov/

He is selected for attaining this paper because he gave a vote in support of Obamacare repeal bill 2017 that was passed by House. This bill changes the healthcare system of the country because the bill will directly cause millions to lose coverage of health insurance to help the country to save money by cutting health care budget. Sen. John Hoeven was against the stand of his party leadership on Obamacare and he said in public that the Obamacare bill can be improved after adding new concerns of the people and recommendations of other members of the House (Hoeven.senate.gov).

Issues in Health Care Policy

As per the report of government, the earlier explained a new health care policy in AHCA will increase the number of uninsured people within the country and will reduce the budget deficit by $119 million (Schoen & Tarlov, XXXXXXXXXXIt means the health care cost per person will increase and people will need to spend more money on medical services to live healthily. The new policy will also raise an issue that the constitution of the USA allows the people to get the benefits from the government without any discrimination while the new policy will discriminate people on the basis of their medical conditions (Ehrlich, XXXXXXXXXXAfter this, the new policy of health care does not focus on the cost of health care services in states that are not allowing the poor people to get affordable caring services. In this regard, John Hoeven was against the government-run health care policy and he told media that the country needs market-based a common-sense approach which helps the people in choosing the best insurance plan from medical providers for health care (Hoeven.senate.gov). He also supported the need for reforms in country’s health care policies which will encourage healthy competition among the health care insurance providers and allows the health care service providers to reduce the overall cost of health care which will facilitate the poor and middle-class people and they can get the medical facilities when they need. He also opposed the new policy of government because it does not follow the principle of transparency and hide some facts such as the bad impression of the new policy over the health cost of the states and country.

Summary of Selected Policy

According to the AHCA bill, the policy such as “reduce the number of the insured person from Affordable Care Act bill to reduce budget deficit” is an effective policy that will allow the government to replace some target people from existing health coverage because the budget deficit of country has increased dramatically due to Obamacare (Schoen & Tarlov, XXXXXXXXXXFurther, the above selected policy has an ethical issue because it restricts some people health care insurance security, while the health care issues are growing in the country rapidly. Further, there are some states in the USA that are already providing health care insurance to their people. That means the new policy of AHCA will create legal issues between state and federal government. The implication of above-defined policy will be replaced some people who have health issues such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder or other types of mental health issues (Ehrlich, 2018) because new policy of AHCA allows the states to deny such patients from state health care program.

References

Ehrlich, B. (2018). Bet You Didn't See That One Coming: Obama, Trump, and the End of Washington's Regular Order. USA: Post Hill Press.
Hoeven.senate.gov (n.d.). Health Care. Retrieved from https://www.hoeven.senate.gov/issues/health-care

Kliff, S. (2017). The American Health Care Act: the Obamacare repeal bill the House just passed, explained. Retrieved from https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/5/3/ XXXXXXXXXX/american-health-care-act-explained

North Dakota Bankers Association (2018). Contact Your Member of Congress. Retrieved from http://www.ndba.com/government/legal-updates/contact-your-congressman/

NumbersUSA (2015). Contact Info. Retrieved from https://www.numbersusa.com/content/my/congress/9131/contact

Schoen, D. & Tarlov, J. (2017). America in the Age of Trump: Opportunities and Oppositions in an Unsettled World. USA: Encounter Books.

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Anju Lata answered on Mar 31 2020
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Running Head: ETHICAL & LEGAL ANALYSIS OF AHCA 2017
ETHICAL & LEGAL ANALYSIS OF AHCA 2017        3
ASSIGNMENT
FINAL PROJECT PART - 2
ETHICAL & LEGAL ANALYSIS OF AHCA 2017
Student Name:_____________
University:_________________
ETHICAL & LEGAL ANALYSIS OF AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ACT (AHCA) 2017
AHCA 2017 policy is a replacement for Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA) policy enacted in 2010. Ethically, the AHCA policy extends the application of core principles like equality, justice, and impartiality but in healthcare sector, there are certain ethical priority settings to provide a fair distribution of facilities. The priorities include financial risk security, priority to poor sections of society and cost worthiness of services. So, an equitable healthcare system must provide coverage to cost-effective healthcare facilities, priority to the downtrodden and high financial risk cover. AHCA is just unacceptable in view of satisfying all these three priorities (Binkley & Kemp, 2017).
ETHICAL ISSUES
Cost Effectiveness
AHCA provides 10 essential health benefits among which the only one i.e. Preventive services are free from the obligations of cost sharing. Other than this, no other essential benefits are prioritized on the basis of cost-effectiveness. A major drawback of AHCA is that it has completely removed the clause of ‘Prevention & Public Health Funds’ from the policy which used to provide financial grants to improve the quality of care. Now there is no provision in AHCA to assess individual healthcare facilities based on cost-effectiveness. Without prioritizing cost-effectiveness of our healthcare services, we cannot
idge the gap between requirements of people and facilities provided by the government (Binkley & Kemp,2017).
Priorities to Underprivileged
AHCA provides 5:1 ratio in age rating. It means insurance companies may impose five times more charges of premium from old age people than the younger people for similar insurance coverage. It increases 5 times extra burden on old age people who have limited sources of income. The age categorization for annual subsidies in...
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