CM307-0704A-01 The Health Care Industry Phase 1 DB

Task Name: Phase 1 Discussion Board

Deliverable Length: 3-5 paragraphs

Details: During the last 50 years, there have been significant changes in the way healthcare is delivered in the U.S. For you to plan a strategy to retain and increase members, you need to understand the challenges that physicians face. Your membership benefit messages need to reflect how PASP understands these challenges and assists physicians in facing them.

Discuss the following questions:

How has physicians autonomy changed over the past 50 years?
How has the way healthcare is reimbursed affected the way physician practices have changed over the past 50 years?

Date Due: Friday, Oct 12, 2007 by 10 pm eastern time

Objective: Describe the evolution of the health care industry and its implications for providers, consumers, and third-party payers.

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