Managed care focuses on reducing costs and managing benefits through participating provider networks.
- Create a 1-2 page Word document that describes three (3) types of managed care models (i.e., HMO, PPO, etc.).
- Include an example of an insurance plan for each model. (i.e., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, United Healthcare, etc.).
- Discuss the effects of managed care on physician practices for each model.
- Discuss the impact of cost reductions and other factors for each of the models.