Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals

Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals

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Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals, Second Edition focuses on the idea that all health care providers require a fundamental understanding of the health care system including but not limited to knowledge required to practice their discipline. The text discusses how health care professionals must also prepare themselves to engage in the economic, political and policy dimensions of health care. The Second Edition offers a nursing focus with an interdisciplinary approach intertwined to create an understanding of health care practice and policy. The text is enriched through the contributions from nurses and other health professionals including activists, politicians, and economists who comprehend the forces of healthcare in America how their impact on the everyday provider. The new edition features key updates on the current health care environment including the Affordable Care Act.The doctors would, of course, build these costs into their bills, but such a system would acknowledge the reality that a hospitala#39;s ... Payment arrangement may be through indemnity (retroactive payment for expenses incurred), capitation (up- front payment for estimated average costs), ... A 27-year-old would just earmark $1, 000 or so each year for a checkup, dental cleaning, some prescription drugs, andanbsp;...

Title:Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals
Author:Donna M. Nickitas, Professor Hunter College City University of New York Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing New York New York Deputy Executive Director Doctor of Nursing Science Program CUNY Graduate Center New York New York Donna M Nickitas, Nancy Aries, Donna J. Middaugh
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2014-12-01


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