Discussion Post: Affordable Care Act
Hospitals, outpatient centers, and free standing surgical centers are dependent on many funding sources to pay for their services.
1) Compare and contrast approval/payment from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commercial insurance, and the traditional Medicare program (not a Medicare health maintenance organization [HMO]) available to these types of facilities.
2) How do the different funding types impact the strategic management of the facility?
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.