Medicare/Medicaid Managed Care

Write a three- to five-page double-spaced paper (excluding title and reference pages), addressing the following:

  • Distinguish the roles of Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans in the healthcare delivery system.
  • Assess the similarities and differences between Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans by comparing (a) strengths, weaknesses, and incentives; (b) commitment to access; and (c) risks to the consumers.
  • Synthesize two recommendations for improvement, including your justification, of each managed care plan. (You should have a  total of four recommendations for both Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans.)

The Medicare/Medicaid Managed Care Plans assignment

Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.