Financial Trends

Select a current financial or economic issue in the health care industry. 

Analyze the financial impact of this issue on the health care industry.

Consider the following:

What are the economic trends of the health care payment system?

What are the supply and demand challenges for health care services?

Why are costs increasing in the health care system?

What regulatory issues are affecting, or will affect, the health care industry?

Provide recommendations for mitigating the problem. 

Consider current strategies being used or presented for improving the issue. 

Discuss what you believe would be the outcome of these recommendations if implemented.