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Social Welfare and Wellbeing Strategy Section 16 Pearson Instruction, Inc. © 2008 Social Welfare Arrangement Five general classes of government social welfare programs Pay upkeep: TANF, General Help, Standardized savings, SSI, Unemployment Pay
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Social Welfare and Health Policy Chapter 16 Pearson Education, Inc. © 2008

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Social Welfare Policy Five general classifications of government social welfare programs Income upkeep: TANF, General Assistance, Social Security, SSI, Unemployment Compensation Nutrition: nourishment stamps, school breakfasts/lunch Social Services: psychological well-being, legalserlvices, bolster administrations, for example, youngster day care, and so forth. Lodging help Health: Medicare, Medicaid other general wellbeing administrations These projects are sorted out as either 1) protection projects or 2) open help programs

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Social Welfare Policy Social protection programs Social Security (counting Medicare) Unemployment Compensation Workers’ Compensation

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Social Welfare Policy (proceeded with) Public Assistance Programs (means tried) are of two sorts Cash installments Supplemental Security Income Temporary Assistance for Needy Families General help with kind help Medicaid Food Stamps Public lodging help

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Who Are the Poor? Since 1965, between 12 percent and 15 percent of Americans have lived in neediness African Americans and Hispanics are three times as prone to be poor Female-headed families with kids are more than five times more prone to be poor than wedded couples In 2004, give or take 37 million Americans are poor (application. the number of inhabitants in California)

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Number of Persons in Poverty and Poverty Rate 1959-2004

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Changing Welfare Caseloads Selected Years 1961-2005

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Drop in Welfare Rolls by State 1993-2000

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Health Policy In 2003, Americans burned through $1.7 trillion on wellbeing care—average of $5,771 per individual Health care consumptions from all sources ascended from 9 percent of GNP in 1980 to 16 percent of GNP in 2004, the most astounding on the planet Most Americans depend on wellbeing protection gave by their head honchos About 2/3 of Americans under 65 get wellbeing protection from their superintendent Retirees on Social Security are secured by Medicare Veterans with incapacities have admittance to VA doctor\'s facilities Needy people are secured by Medicaid Still around 45 million Americans have no wellbeing protection

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Health Policy (proceeded with) Public medicinal services in America Still generally in the private space In most other cutting edge nations, government association in human services is standard and comes in two structures Government works a national health awareness administration Government orders all inclusive protection scope by businesses and after that covers the unemployed and resigned

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Public Health Care in America Medicare A governmentally managed health awareness project financed by commitments: 1) from bosses and representatives; and 2) elected incomes Medicaid An elected state directed and financed social insurance program for poor people and destitute The central government pays around 57 percent, the state 43 percent—averaging around 20 percent of state spending plans

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Medicare Medicare—a governmentally regulated social protection system, financed by commitments from manager and worker Provides advantages just to the individuals who have met all requirements for Social Security or railroad retirement advantages by working for a sure period and making commitments into the trust Part A will be a fundamental mandatory system of clinic protection Part B is a deliberate project of supplemental therapeutic protection In 2003, 41 million persons got Medicare Total distributions in 2002—$256.8 billion

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Medicaid is a wellbeing protection program for poor people and penniless Jointly controlled by the national government and the states (all states partake) In 22 states just TANF and SSI beneficiaries are qualified In the rest of states Medicaid is interested in other restoratively penniless persons

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Medicaid (proceeded) Over 51 million individuals got Medicaid advantages in 2003 Total payment in 2000, $168.3 billion Federal government covers around 57 percent and the states 43 percent Medicaid adds up to around 20 percent of state spending plans

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Measures to Contain Health Care Costs U.S. dependence on outsider payers detracts most motivating forces from clients to moderate on social insurance administrations Health care suppliers have minimal impetus to lessen administrations on the grounds that they get paid for giving administrations Measures embraced to date Prospective doctor\'s facility repayment DRGs

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Measures to Contain Health Care Costs (proceeded with) Managed consideration: Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) Department of Health endorsed to contract with HMOs States stuck to this same pattern Rationing human services: the Oregon case In1993, Oregon started another project of widening the base of Medicaid patients yet decreasing what administrations they can get

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The Wal-Mart Legislation In January 2006, Maryland turned into the first state to oblige vast businesses to grow and enhance wellbeing protection for their representatives On July 19, U.S. Region Court controlled the Maryland law disregarded the government Employment Retirement Income Security Law (ERISA) which bars state appropriation of elected manager advantages procurements .:tslidese

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