Profit Motive Research Paper

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I, absolutely, agree that the healthcare in the U.S. is driven by profit motives. Incentive programs are both a good thing and not. Incentive programs drive profit motive to physicians and hospitals, which could cause fraud, dishonest and unneeded procedures. The profit initiative is wonderful for healthcare as it pushes workers to use the electronic health records to its fullest and focusses a lot on preventative health. The negative aspect of this situation is physicians and surgeons are required to complete so many surgeries or see so many patients in a given amount of time and if this is not met, they do not receive this incentive. This could drive negative behaviors and pushing unneeded surgeries to meet their goal. This profit motive

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