MEDICARE/MEDICAID BENEFITS/POLICIES/PRACTICE

This week reflect upon the Medicare and Medicaid programs to address the following:

-Describe the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) and explain how the QIO improves policies and healthcare for Medicare beneficiaries.

-Briefly define the qualifications for Medicare and Medicaid benefits. How can qualifications be modified to serve more people who are considered a vulnerable population?

-Discuss the impact (including at least two positive and two negative aspects) that the ACA has had on benefits and coverage for Medicare and Medicaid recipients.

-Describe your role(s) as a healthcare leader as it applies to the practice of advocating for cost effective care for vulnerable populations.

1750-2000 words