Estimated time to complete: 5 hours
Insurance and managed care continue to be an area of concern for consumers, healthcare organizations, and insurance companies as the U.S. healthcare system continue to struggle in meeting healthcare needs. There are various, pressing issues regarding insurance and managed care. This assessment will provide an opportunity to explore one of the issues in greater depth through research and writing an essay.
- Select one of the following 3 healthcare categories:
- Utilization and quality
- Costs, cost-savings
- Reimbursement methodologies and incentives
- Write a 5 to 7-page paper/essay including the following about the selected healthcare category:
- Summary of the current state of the selected category of healthcare in the U.S.
- Explanation of at least 2 specific issues the U.S. struggles with within the selected category
- Description of 3 potential solutions that would improve the selected category in the U.S. healthcare system
- Identification of at least 1 advantage and 1 disadvantage of each solution presented
- From the 3 identified solutions, select the preferred solution and provide a rationale for the selection
- Include a cover page, introduction, conclusion, and reference page with 3-5 references, formatted APA style.