5 Important A Of Access To Healthcare: 5 important “A’s” of access to healthcare. In health care we often talk about the 5 important “A’s” of access to healthcare.
The 5 A’s are: Availability: Degree of fit between existing health services and clients’ needs Accessibility: Extent to which the geographical location of health service delivery coincides with the location of clients Affordability: Degree of fit between service prices and clients’ ability to pay Adequacy: Extent to which the organization of services meets clients’ expectations Acceptability: Degree of fit between characteristics of the provider and those of clients Based upon the 5 A’s, let’s discuss the following: Do all individuals currently have equal and open access to health care? Why? Why not? About 150 words references used if any even own opinion