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HCR 230 Week 1 Assignment Features of Private Payer and Consumer-Driven Health Plans
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Assignment: Features of Private Payer and Consumer-Driven Health Plans
Resources: Table 9.1 on p. 293 of Medical Insurance, Table 9.2 on p. 296 of Medical Insurance, and the U.S. Treasurer’s Office and Oregon Blue Cross/Blue Shield Web sites
Due Date: Day 7 [post to the Assignment Folder]
Refer to Table 9.1 on p. 293 and Table 9.2 on p. 296 of your textbook.
Review
http://www.ustreas.gov/offices/public-affairs/hsa/faq_basics.shtml and http://www.or.regence.com/agent/product/docs/healthReimbArrangFAQ.pdf Compose a 350- to 700-word response that familiarizes you with private payer plans and CDHP account types. Briefly list three to five main features for the following nine items. Below each list, provide one or two sentences stating coverage of services and financial responsibility.
PPO
HMO
Group HMO
IPA
POS
Indemnity
CDHP
Health Reimbursement Account
Flexible Savings Account Use a minimum of three references (you may use your text and the two Web sites provided) formatted according to APA guidelines.
Post your response to the Assignment FolderHCR 230 Week 1 CheckPoint Comparing Cost Control Strategies
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CheckPoint: Comparing Cost Control Strategies
Resource: Ch. 9 (pp. 287-291) of Medical Insurance
Due Date: Day 3 [post to the Individual forum]
Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Compare cost control strategies of employer-sponsored (employers buy from insurance companies) to self-funded (employers cover costs of benefits) health plans. Include the following factors:
Riders
Enrollment periods
Provider networks
Third party administrators
****Also discuss how the following affect cost control within group health plans:
Portability
Creditable coverage
HCR 230 Week 1 CheckPoint…