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MHA 628 Entire Course

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com Please check All Included Assignment Below MHA 628 Week 2 Assignment Pay for Performance MHA 628 Week 3 Final Paper Preparation (ACO Model Quality of Care) MHA 628 Week 4 Assignment Internet Search MHA 628 Week 6 Final Paper (ACO Model Quality of Care) MHA 628 Week 5 Assignment Medicare Medicaid Managed Care Plans (1650 Words) MHA 628 Week 1 Discussion 1 Comparing Health Plans MHA 628 Week 1 Discussion 2 Governance and Management MHA 628 Week 2 Discussion 1 Provider Payments MHA 628 Week 2 Discussion 2 Provider Contracts MHA 628 Week 3 Discussion 1 Disease Management Programs MHA 628 Week 3 Discussion 2 Disease Prevention in Health Plans MHA 628 Week 4 Discussion 1 Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance


MHA 628 Week 4 Discussion 2 Information Systems Functionalities MHA 628 Week 5 Discussion 1 State Licensure Requirements MHA 628 Week 5 Discussion 2 Military Health System and Tricare MHA 628 Week 6 Discussion 1 Laws and Regulations ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 1 Discussion 1 Comparing Health Plans

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com In preparing for this discussion, read Chapters 1 and 2 of the course text. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum: • Select a managed care plan such as an HMO, PPO, POS, or EPO and discuss its advantages and disadvantages. • Explain the main features of a consumer-directed health plan (CDHP). • Examine one real-life example of a CDHP plan (e.g., Cigna 1500) and another for the selected managed care plan (e.g., Aetna Open Choice PPO) in terms of covered benefits, choice of providers, and level of cost sharing and then determine which one would be the optimal choice for your family.


Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two credible sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Challenge your peers to think about the cost saving, quality, and/or access to care that a health care plan can offer. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one credible source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates posts. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 1 Discussion 2 Governance and Management

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com In preparing for this discussion, read Chapter 3 of the course text as well as the required document, The Final Rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum: • Describe the roles, functions, and liabilities of the board in a managed care organization.


• Assess the main differences regarding Governance as well as Leadership and Management Structure between the Medicare Shared Savings Program and a managed care organization. Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two credible sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Select two roles, functions, or liabilities of the board outlined by your peers and describe their importance for a managed care organization. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one credible source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates posts. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 1-6 All DQs

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com MHA 628 Week 1 Discussion 1 Comparing Health Plans MHA 628 Week 1 Discussion 2 Governance and Management MHA 628 Week 2 Discussion 1 Provider Payments MHA 628 Week 2 Discussion 2 Provider Contracts MHA 62 Week 3 Discussion 1 Disease Management Programs


MHA 628 Week 3 Discussion 2 Disease Prevention in Health Plans MHA 628 Week 4 Discussion 1 Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance MHA 628 Week 4 Discussion 2 Information Systems Functionalities MHA 628 Week 5 Discussion 1 State Licensure Requirements MHA 628 Week 5 Discussion 2 Military Health System and Tricare MHA 628 Week 6 Discussion 1 Laws and Regulations ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 2 Assignment Pay for Performance

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The U.S. healthcare system has been criticized for high-cost, inefficacy, and issues on quality. P4P is an approach used to provide incentives to physicians and health care provider organizations to achieve improved performance by increasing quality of care and reducing costs.


Write a three- to five-page double-spaced paper (excluding title and reference pages), addressing the following: • Define the challenges in designing a Pay for Performance (P4P) program. • Discuss the impacts of P4P on provider payment reform. • Describe the health care providers’ reactions to Value-Based Purchasing Programs. • Determine the benefits of P4P on patients. The Pay for Performance (P4P) assignment • Must be three to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. • Must include a separate title page with the following: o Title of paper o Student’s name o Course name and number o Instructor’s name o Date submitted • Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. • Must use at least three scholarly, peer-reviewed, and/or other credible sources in addition to the course text. o The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have


questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment. Be sure to integrate your research rather than simply inserting it. • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined here and here. Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment. • ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 2 Discussion 1 Provider Payments

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com In preparing for this discussion, read Chapter 5 of the course text. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum: • Explain the pros and cons of four provider payment methods: (a) fee-for-service; (b) capitation; (c) global capitation; and (d) bundled payment.


• Based upon your review on the above payment methods, what is your recommendation for the mainstream of provider payment(s)? Be sure to include a detailed account of the benefits and risks. Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Challenge your peers to think about the provider payment from quality and cost perspectives. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one scholarly source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates posts. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 2 Discussion 2 Provider Contracts

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com In preparing for this discussion, read Chapters 4 and 6 of the course text. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum: • Discuss common issues in the contracting process. • Describe four provider obligations commonly included in managed care contracts.


• Explain the importance of provider contracts in maintaining a provider network. Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two credible sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Select two common issues or provider obligations presented by your peers and contrast the differences between your selection and your peers response. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one credible source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmatesposts. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 3 Discussion 1 Disease Management Programs

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com In preparing for this discussion, read Chapters 8 and 16 (p 338) of the course text. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum: •Define disease management (DM) programs. •Describe the impacts of DM programs on healthcare quality and cost.


•Identify challenges in DM programs. •Examine a successful DM program from real life and address (a) What is its accreditation status? (b) Why is this program successful? and (c) Can it be replicated in other settings? Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Challenge your peers to think about the solutions to the identified challenges in DM programs. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one scholarly source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates posts.

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MHA 628 Week 3 Discussion 2 Disease Prevention in Health Plans

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com In preparing for this discussion, read Chapter 13 of the course text. For your initial post address the following steps:


• Step 1. Research a prevention program from a health plan. (You may use your own health insurance plan for your response.) • Step 2. Criticize the selected health plan prevention program using TABLE 13-1 Components of a Strong Health Plan Prevention Program as the guideline. • Step 3. Propose two recommendations for improving the weaknesses of the selected program. Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two credible sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Compare the differences and/or similarities between your and your peers recommendations for improvement. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one credible source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates posts. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 3 Final Paper Preparation (ACO Model Quality of Care)

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• Final Paper Prep: For the Final Paper, you are to choose an emerging managed care delivery model, Accountable Care Organizations, or Patient-Centered Medical Homes. For this assignment, you will complete section two of your Final Paper – Managed Health Care Quality – to address how the selected emerging managed healthcare delivery model has done to improve quality of care. • Annotated Bibliography: Provide an annotated bibliography of at least five of the required ten scholarly sources you will be using to write your Final Paper. An annotated bibliography starts with your source that is in APA format and followed by a brief descriptive and/or evaluative paragraph about your source. Follow the guide provided here in the Ashford Writing Center. The Prep for Final Paper assignment • Must be three to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. • Must include a separate title page with the following: • Title of paper • Student’s name • Course name and number • Instructor’s name • Date submitted • Must use at least three scholarly, peer-reviewed, and/or other credible sources in addition to the course text.


• The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment. Be sure to integrate your research rather than simply inserting it. • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined here and here. • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 4 Assignment Internet Search

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Access the Internet and locate a health insurance company’s (e.g. UnitedHealth, Aetna, etc.) website. Write a three- to five-page doublespaced paper (excluding title and reference pages), addressing the following: • Describe member services and incentives.


• Discuss new/current/upcoming technology. • Examine provider network and outreach. • Explain the insurance company’s commitment to excellence and quality. • List its accreditation and/or certification. • Generate two recommendations for improving the company’s member services and/or website. The Internet Search assignment • Must be three to five double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined • Must include a separate title page with the following: o Title of paper o Student’s name o Course name and number o Instructor’s name o Date submitted • Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. • Must use at least three scholarly, peer-reviewed, and/or other credible sources in addition to the course text. o The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this


assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment. Be sure to integrate your research rather than simply inserting it. • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined here and here. • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 4 Discussion 1 Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com In preparing for this discussion, read Chapters 16 and 22 of the course text. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum: • Describe the sales process in the employer-sponsored model. • Compare the differences between rating and underwriting.


• Discuss the influence of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on ONE of the four areas: (a) marketing, (b) sales, (c) rating, and (d) underwriting. Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Select the impacted area identified by your peers that is different from your response and compare the differences between your and your peers selected area. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one scholarly source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates posts. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 4 Discussion 2 Information Systems Functionalities

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com In preparing for this discussion, read Chapter 23 of the course text. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum: • Describe the information systems functionalities in claims management and member services. • Identify the significance of information systems in maintaining provider network.


• Discuss the changes in information systems to support consumerism. Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two credible sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Select one or two changes in information systems to support consumerism as outlined by your peers and contrast your response with your peers. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one credible source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates posts.

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MHA 628 Week 5 Assignment Medicare Medicaid Managed Care Plans (1650 Words)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com 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. Commitment to Access to Both Plans


Risk to the Consumer Associated with Either Plan 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.) ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 5 Discussion 1 State Licensure Requirements

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In preparing for this discussion, read Chapter 24 of the course text. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum: • Compose the organization's eligibility requirements for a Medicare Advantage Plan contract. • Outline two pieces of vital information regarding Medicare Advantage Plans from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Website. Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published in the last five years.


Guided Response: Compare the differences and similarities between your and your peer’s selected vital facts about Medicare Advantage Plans. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one scholarly source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 5 Discussion 2 Military Health System and Tricare

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In preparing for this discussion, read Chapter 26 of the course text. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum: • Discuss strengths and threats to the survival of the military health system. •

Summarize the Tricare program and its options for enrollees.

• Identify Tricare’s greatest threat and the solution(s) to the identified threat.


Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Compare the differences and similarities between your and your peer’s selected vital facts about Medicare Advantage Plans. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one scholarly source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread.Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 6 Discussion 1 Laws and Regulations

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mha628rank.com In preparing for this discussion, read Chapters 28, 29 and 30 of the course text. For your initial post, •Step 1: Select one law from (1) Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), (2) Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (CORBA), (3) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), or (4) Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).


•Step 2: Address the following in your initial response: o Summarize the selected law. o Describe its impacts on individuals, employers, and payers. •Step 3: Create a multimedia presentation for two questions in Step 2. Review the Screencast-O-Matic Quick-Start Guide and visit Screencast-o-Matic website to get started. You could also use Jing. The use of a webcam is not required to use a screencast program; however, screencasts do require the use of a computer microphone. •Step 4: Post the link to your multimedia presentation along with your script to the discussion forum. Your initial post should be at least 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published in the last five years. Guided Response: Challenge your peers to think about the impact of the selected law on a type of managed care plans. Be sure to support your response by citing at least one scholarly source to validate your assertions. Respond to at least two of your classmates posts. ==============================================

MHA 628 Week 6 Final Paper (ACO Model Quality of Care)

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• Final Paper Prep: For the Final Paper, you are to choose an emerging managed care delivery model, Accountable Care Organizations, or Patient-Centered Medical Homes. For this assignment, you will complete section two of your Final Paper – Managed Health Care Quality – to address how the selected emerging managed healthcare delivery model has done to improve quality of care. • Annotated Bibliography: Provide an annotated bibliography of at least five of the required ten scholarly sources you will be using to write your Final Paper. An annotated bibliography starts with your source that is in APA format and followed by a brief descriptive and/or evaluative paragraph about your source. Follow the guide provided here in the Ashford Writing Center. The Prep for Final Paper assignment • Must be three to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. • Must include a separate title page with the following: • Title of paper • Student’s name • Course name and number • Instructor’s name • Date submitted • Must use at least three scholarly, peer-reviewed, and/or other credible sources in addition to the course text.


• The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment. Be sure to integrate your research rather than simply inserting it. • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined here and here. • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. ==============================================

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