UNIT 5 ASSIGNMENT 1
Access, Quality, and Cost-Effective Care
- Access, Quality, and Cost-Effective Care Scoring Guide.
- Writing Feedback Tool.
For this assignment, submit a paper of 2–3 pages that answers the following questions:
- What role does quality measurement play in assessing the performance of health plans and in assessing the impact of price competition?
- Would you join a health plan simply because it had the lowest cost, without any information on quality? Why or why not?
- Referring to what you learned in your required and optional readings:
- Should we, as a society, rely on individual choice of high-quality providers?
- Should our decisions be based on publicly available report cards to improve health care quality?
- Should we rely on institutions (for example, government agencies) to mandate and enforce minimum quality standards? Why or why not?
- How do access, quality, and cost-effective care come together for the benefit of patients? Physicians and providers? Hospitals? Society?
You'll get a 21.2KB .DOCX file.