CM307-0704A-01 The Health Care Industry-Phase 1 Individual Project

Deliverable Length: 1-2 page executive summary

Details: Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for healthcare services comprises a significant amount of healthcare reimbursement today. To understand the reimbursement environment in which your members work, you decide to learn more about that payment system. Use the Library and your own research to explore CMS (the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) and other relevant sites to summarize the following:

1.Identify the government agencies involved in administering or oversight of the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

2.Compare and contrast the Medicare and Medicaid programs in at least two ways.
3.Describe three components that impact your member s ability to get reimbursed.

Date Due: Tuesday, Oct 16, 2007 by 10pm eastern time

Objective: Describe the evolution of the health care industry and its implications for providers, consumers, and third-party payers.
Describe essential functions and activities related to the business of healthcare, such as budgeting, marketing, program planning, and staffing.

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