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Pews Commission Report

***** paper presents an examination of the Pews ***** Report of the Taskforce on Health Care Workforce Regulation. The writer explores the report and its recommendations and then discusses four states ***** their progress with regard to the recommendations.

Introduction

It has been a decade since the Pews Commission issued its ***** on ***** Taskforce on Health Care Workforce regulation and in that decade the American public has begun ***** dem***** that changes be made to ***** way the health care system in this country is operated. Currently there are millions ***** workers who are not provided ***** or offered health ***** benef***** while the price of health care cont*****ues to rise.

One of ***** most controversial issues in the field of health***** is the f*****ancing structures and ***** market forces. Managed care has become much more common than it has ***** in the past and with this system comes managed financing and *****.

These transformations also are bringing increased emp*****es on primary care, prevention ***** population-based practice, interdisciplinary teamwork, and clinical effectiveness research. These ***** have highlighted the roles that America's 10.5 million ***** care practitioners play in the cost, quality, ***** accessibility of health care. Consequently, ***** education, tra*****ing and distribution ***** received increased attention. Likewise, the current health ***** workforce regula*****ry system is under scrutiny(Taskforce, 1995)."

The report indicated ***** what has worked in ***** ***** was currently out ***** step and beh*****d the times in ***** ***** of ***** care needs ***** health care expectations.

The public ***** been up ***** arms for many years about the rising ***** of health care, ***** quality of ***** care delivery and the treatment ***** those who do not have health ***** coverage.

The trade commission had previously *****ed that while occupational licensing dem*****s protect the safety of ***** public consumer, the costs for ***** licenses and insurance drive ***** cost ***** health care up and ***** the cost is being passed on to ***** consumer(Taskforce, *****).

***** report provided 10 ***** that were designed to help improve the health care dilemma being faced by American consumers.

The recommendations have ***** followed in part, but not in full as states try to work their way through the health care cr*****is.

Individual State Reform

One of the things that ***** report acknowledges is ***** the ***** care reform acts have been divided in***** fifty ********** state processes and efforts. This has created a problem ***** p*****tchwork organization and the lack of uniform regulation and rules with regard to health care cost and delivery.

The ***** analyzed and examined areas ***** health care that it felt were most pressing for ***** nation at the time. As the report was concluded the Task*****ce made ten recommendations ***** it believed would help alleviate the current **********.

The report included an acronym for what it was trying to accomplish. S.A.F.E. st*****s for St*****dardized where appropriate;

Accountable to ***** public;

Flexible to support optimal access ***** a safe and compe*****t ***** care

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