AU Healthcare History of Private Insurance and Managed Care Essay

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  1. Quickly skim the questions or assignment below and the assignment rubric to help you focus.
  2. Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook and any additional recommended resources. Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources. Choose your sources carefully.
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Assignment:

Financing Healthcare

Consider how compensation for healthcare services shape delivery of care, and reflects policy and policy changes and write a paper that addresses the bullets below. Be sure to completely address each bullet point. There should be four (4) sections in your paper; one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear brief heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Include a “Conclusion” section that summarizes all topics. This assignment will be at least 1250 words.

This week you will reflect upon accountability in healthcare finance to address the following:

  • Discuss the history of private health insurance and manage care and how it involved into a healthcare industry?  
  • Identify the key federal laws that protect individuals who are enrolled in private insurance.
  • Briefly discuss consumer-driven healthcare and the empowerment of the healthcare consumer.
  • Explore the opportunities which have emerged for nurses within the private insurance market.