Managed Care Enrollment (11.11 Problem #3)
This assignment supports the following objective:
Explain managed care and the complexities associated with the economics of managed care
This assignment requires students to make estimations on the rate of enrollment based on different market factors.
Essay (minimum of 500 words; not to exceed 1000 words)
Perform the following tasks:
Step 1: Research staff model HMOs and IPA HMOS.
Step 2: Utilizing your research, respond to the following questions:
Would you expect enrollment in managed care to increase or decrease in the future, presuming that future trends include the following:
Increasing technology available to treat illnesses
Increasing costs of medical care (can be partially attributed to the first bullet)
Increasing per capita income over time (as a general trend)
Step 3: Complete your responses in the form of an essay.
Use a word processing program to write your responses in the form of an essay containing 500 words; not to exceed 1000 words. Where appropriate, include personal experience in your answers.
Be sure to cite sources of any articles used in your essay.