Discuss financial factors that influence health care today.
Develop a scholarly paper that addresses the following criteria:
1. Discuss financial factors that influence health care today.
2. Include funding sources
3. Include reimbursement methods
4. Include economic factors
5. Include business influences
6. Include cost containment and the role of the nurse
7. Some questions to consider when writing the paper:
a. Is there a relationship between socioeconomic status and health/health outcomes?
b. Is health care a right or a privilege?
c. Is the Affordable Care Act the answer for Americans?
d. What is the fiscal responsibility in the role of the nurse today?
e. In an ideal world, what would your health care vision for America look like?
8. The scholarly paper should be in narrative format, 3 to 5 pages excluding the title and reference page.
9. Include an introductory paragraph, purpose statement, and a conclusion.
10. Include level 1 and 2 headings to organize the paper.
11. Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use ‘we’ or ‘I’) and in a scholarly manner.
12. Include a minimum of three (3) professional peer-reviewed scholarly journal references to support the paper (review in Ulrich Periodical Directory) and be less than five (5) years old.
13. APA format is required (attention to spelling/grammar, a title page, a reference page, and in-text citations).