Cost Containment (110 points)
Write a 4- to 5-page essay regarding the legal and ethical concerns regarding cost containment.
In this assignment, review the following Case Study. Al-Omar, H. A. (2020). Cost-conscious medications-prescribing behavior among physicians working in Saudi Arabia. Archives of Pharmacy Practice, 1, 143.
Your essay should address the following substantive requirements:
Â· The purpose of cost containment
Â· Assess the case from the following perspectives:
o Ethical â€“ identify the ethical principles involved in this situation from the perspective of the patient, providers, and the organization.
o Legal â€“ what are the legal implications and what laws were involved?
Â· Recommend procedures to encourage cost containment for pharmaceuticals in your healthcare facility.
Your well-written essay should meet the following structural requirements:
Â· Be 4-5 pages in length, not including the cover or reference pages.
Â· Formatted according APA writing guidelines.
Â· Provide support for your statements with in-text citations from a minimum of four scholarly articles. Two of these sources may be from the class readings, textbook, or lectures, but two must be external.
Â· Utilize headings to organize the content in your work.