CM621-0804A-01 Ethics, Policy, and Law in Health Care Management Phase 3 Individual Project

Deliverable Length: 2-3 pages

Details: You have been asked to write a policy proposal on managing healthcare services utilization. Describe the major ways that managed care organizations control health care services utilization and describe legislation intended to protect patients from improper denial of coverage. Propose additional politically-competent policy guidelines to protect patients even further that that would take into account the legal, ethical, and policy implications of controlling utilization. Cite your references, using APA guidelines.

Date Due: Thursday, Nov 06, 2008 by midnight eastern time

Objective: Develop sound health care decisions based on legal, ethical, and policy guidelines.
Assess health care policy decisions in a politically competent manner, recognizing the roles of context, participants, and process in policy-making.

Instructor Comments:

Be sure to identify and discuss specific managed care techniques.

What are some considerations related to managed care reform?

Propose policy changes consistent with current healthcare issues.

Policy in this context refers to external, not internal policy