In contemporary society, nations across the globe have attempted to create high quality healthcare systems that are economically viable. Without regard to any political or economic system, there is one commonality: consumers of healthcare services expect a "standard" of quality in the services they receive. The United States continues to debate the provision of services and the payment for such services, notwithstanding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”). Quality, however, is subject to costs and finances of applicable models. This study dives deeper into the following questions as well as others.