Use the Internet or Strayer online database to research the current
health care delivery structures—both private and public—within your
state is Pennsylvania
Write a 4-5 page paper in which you:
- Analyze the main
competitive forces in the your healthcare delivery system in your state,
and compare the major factors that influence the fundamental manner in
which these competitive forces determine prices, supply and demand,
quality of care, consumerism, and providers’ compensation.
the positive benefits and negative aspects, respectively, of HMO
managed care from the provider’s point of view—i.e., a physician and a
healthcare facility—and from a patient’s point of view. Provide a
rationale for your response.
- Assess the efficiency of the types
of economic incentives available to providers in the delivery of
healthcare services in your own state.
- Propose who bears the
financial risk of a capitation payment system: the provider, the
patient, or the consumer-driven health plan itself.
- Use at least
five (5) current references. Three of these references must be from
current peer-reviewed sources to support and substantiate your comments
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA
or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
- Include a cover page containing the title of the
assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title,
and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.
No plagiarism please.