HSM544 Week 3 Discussion (dq1+dq2) (July 2019)

HSM 544 Health Policy & Economics

Week 3 Discussion

DQ1 MANAGED CARE CONCEPT

Discuss the concept of managed care. Why was it created? What were its goals? Have these goals changed? Has it worked? How it can be improved?

Pick one of the previous questions for your initial post; all of them will be discussed throughout the week.

DQ2 REDISTRIBUTION AND SOCIAL INSURANCE

Discuss the connection between redistribution and social insurance. How was the Affordable Care Act designed to save money and curb rising healthcare costs, and why was it successful (or not)?