Compare and Contrast Elements of Pricing, Solvency, and Profit in the Private and Public Sector

Week 3 – Assignment: Compare and Contrast Elements of Pricing, Solvency, and Profit in the Private and Public Sector

Instructions

Since being signed into law in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has generated many questions from the healthcare community. Create a handout in the form of a brochure that addresses the following points for healthcare providers:

Evaluate the public’s concern with the relationship of healthcare cost to prices and revenue determination. Provide specific examples from today’s current events in addition to your research.

Justify the need for healthcare providers to negotiate profit-enhancing contracts with managed care organizations.

Supplement your handout with any pertinent and related graphics, charts, or illustrations. For instance, you may include screen shots from current events depicted on reputable websites.

Support your brochure with a minimum of three scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.

Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages

Your brochure should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards where appropriate

Search website for additional information for help:

Cubanski, J., & Boccuti, C. (2015). Medicare coverage, affordability and access.

Health Reform Update: Wellness Is The Key

presented by Ann Hawkins-Hood, fl. 2014; produced by Healthy Learning (Monterey, CA: Healthy Learning, 2014), 1 hour 3 mins