Sustainability: Health Care Facilities
Sustainability within the health care facilities is an on-going process. When an organization attempts to sustain positive outcomes, it means short and long-term goals are trying to be implemented in three types of dimensions of performance: social, environmental, and financial (Blocher,Stout, Juras, & Cokins, 2013). In the instance of Blue Ridge Rehab Center, as previously written, the organization is attempting to sustain the amount of patients currently being provided service along with dealing with the social, environmental and financial goals of the organization. In regards to contemporary management techniques for Blue Ridge and among many other health care facilities, the Obama Health Care Reform Act will play and does play a factor within the financial sustainability. This paper will reflect what the Obama Health Care Reform Act means to the average American along with adequate patient care within a health care facility.
Obama Health Care Reform Act
According to the Obama Health Care Reform Act, it was a law that was signed on March 23, 2010 that was intended to reform the American health care system. The main purpose of the reform was to make sure all Americans were able to afford health insurance, improve the quality of health care and health insurance, regulate the health insurance industry, and reduce health care spending in the United States (What is ObamaCare/What is Health Care Reform, n.d.). In regards to helping the elderly, the reform is supposed to target those who were not able to afford prescriptions, provide preventative care, and wellness visits without charging anything to other parts of their medical insurance such as the Part-B co-insurance. The new reform for Medicare wants to improve and expand for the senior citizen, but the cuts are estimated at $716 billion. According to What is Obama/Care/What…. (n.d.), these cuts...