Topic: COVID-19 and Structural Changes in Healthcare
Briefly explain how and why this area of healthcare has changed during the pandemic crisis.
COVID-19 and Structural Changes in Healthcare
In this week’s video from WSJ, Why the Health Care Sector May Not Rebound to Its Former Size, Professor Cutler discusses three major structural areas in U.S. healthcare that have been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic: increased use of telemedicine, changes to scope of practice rules, and payment system reform.
Pick ONE of these three areas and discuss the change, by responding to the prompts below:
Do you think this change is here to stay or that it will be reversed, once the crisis is past? Why?
Answer preview briefly explain how and why this area of healthcare has changed during the pandemic crisis.