• _What are the future challenges faced by the fund? Discuss the factors that have created these challenges. 

How does technology influence the efficacy, safety, and quality of medical care?  Please address each factor.
July 27, 2018
Ability to express importance of role of APRN in caring for vulnerable population(s) (4 pts)
July 27, 2018

• _What are the future challenges faced by the fund? Discuss the factors that have created these challenges. 

Pick only ONE of the options below to complete the paper. The paper must be 3-4 pages and formatted according to APA standards. Must include 3 scholarly sources.

Option #1: Medicare Solvency
Submit a paper that examines the Medicare Trust Fund and its projected solvency. Some key questions to consider:
• _What is the Medicare Trust Fund?
• _What is the current state of the fund?
• _What are the future challenges faced by the fund? Discuss the factors that have created these challenges.

Your paper should be 3-4 pages in length and conform to APA Requirements. Include at least three scholarly references from peer-reviewed articles.

Option #2: Cost Shifting
Submit a paper that discusses the relationship between reimbursement reductions and cost shifting. How have hospitals in different markets responded to the reductions?
Your paper should be 3-4 pages in length and conform to APA Requirements. Include at least three scholarly references from peer-reviewed articles