Prospective Payment System

This activity is comprised of two (2) parts. Your Activity responses should be both grammatically and mechanically correct and formatted in the same fashion as the Activity itself. If there is a Part A, your response should identify a Part A, etc. In addition, you must appropriately cite all resources used in your response and document them in a bibliography using APA style.(A 3-page response is required for the combination of Parts A and B.)

Part A – Detail the problems with the cost-plus framework and some of the remedies that the federal government put forth to correct those issues.

Part B – Demonstrate the impact that the Prospective Payment System (PPS) had upon the financing and delivery of health care in the United States, being sure to explain the pre-existing cost-plus reimbursement system.

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