Health & Medical Managed Health Care Questions

1) Choose one of the historical milestones that  were found in Chapter 1, Do the following

1. Begin your answer with the name of the milestone and the time period it occurred.

2.  Describe the milestone

3.  How does that milestone impact healthcare as we see it today (this is your perspective)

2) Under what circumstances do employers make the decision to be self funded?

What steps can they take to protect themselves again unexpected high dollar loss?

3) Fee for service policies continue to decrease in prevalence. Why did insurance companies shy away from fee for service?

4) Describe the concept of cost shifting, why is this necessary…support your answer.

5) If you were able to take advantage of any healthcare system in the world, which country would you choose?  Support your answer with facts surrounding that country and why it would be your choice.