There is another meeting of the Ethics Committee with the CEO in attendance. During this meeting, concerns about the overall payment system are expressed by the CEO. Each member is asked to return to the next meeting more information to share with the committee.
The following articles offer additional information on this topic:
Ethical Practice Under Accountable Care
Code of Medical Ethics: Financing and Delivery of Health Care
A Healthy Bottom Line: Profits or People?
Your informational paper for the committee should be 23 pages and should include the following:
Describe the ethical concerns related to payment systems reform.
Discuss how payment systems impact the physicianpatient relationship.
Do you believe that most health care institutions are financially responsible organizations? In other words, do they spend their money wisely? Explain your answer.
American Medical Association (AMA). (2020). Code of medical ethics: Financing and delivery of health care. Retrieved from https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/ethics/code-medical-ethics-financing-and-delivery-health-care
Andre, C., & Velasquez, M. (2020). A health bottom line: Profits or people? Retrieved from https://www.scu.edu/ethics/focus-areas/bioethics/resources/a-healthy-bottom-line-profits-or-people/