managed care plan based upon H e a l t h M e d i c a l

managed care plan based upon H e a l t h M e d i c a l

Unit 5 Discussion 1 – Managed Care in the Workplace

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Discussion: Unit 5, Due Wednesday by 11:59 pm CT

Managed Care in the Workplace

    Instructions:

    As a future manager, you may be included in discussions with insurance companies to determine which plans to accept as well as which plans to provide to employees and dependents. Considering current knowledge of managed care and the current state of health care, assume the role of the manager of a health care facility when responding to the following questions.

    Instructions:

    • Explain whether or not you would recommend a managed care plan to be part of the insurance companies the facility accepts.
      • Provide a rationale for the explanation.
    • Discuss whether or not you recommend a managed care plan to be available to employees and their dependents?
      • Provide a rationale for the explanation.

    Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format. This topic is valued at 20 points. Please review post and response expectations. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets criteria.

    Estimated time to complete: 2 hours

    Peer Response: Unit 5, Due Sunday by 11:59 pm CT

    Managed Care in the Workplace

    Instructions:

      Read the initial posts made by classmates. Respond to a minimum of 2 peers with the following:

      • Assume the role of a member of the board of directors of the facility.
        • Based upon the classmate’s post, explain whether you agree or disagree with the plan to accept managed care within the facility?
        • Provide a rationale for the personal viewpoint.
      • Assume the role of an employee in the facility.
        • Explain whether or not you would utilize the managed care plan based upon the recommendations provided.
        • Provide a rationale for the personal viewpoint.

      Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format. Please review post and response expectations. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets criteria.

      Estimated time to complete: 2 hours