Healthcare Service Settings and Their Impact on Economy
Through your readings this week, you will have learned:
- The importance of financial information in HCOs and its functions
- The revenue cycle for HCOs and the impact of billing, coding, and reimbursement on cash flows, without undermining clinical excellence
- Various payers and their methods of payment to providers’ claims
Using an Online Library, the Internet, and your textbook readings, respond to the following in a minimum of 300–500 words:
- Briefly describe the following healthcare service settings and offer your thoughts on which will have the most impact on our national economy in the next five years.
- Ambulatory care
- Home healthcare
- Long-term care
- Integrated delivery systems
Provide reasons for and evidence in support of your responses.
Be sure to cite any relevant resources used in framing your responses. Apply APA standards to cite sources.