Health Maintenance Organization (H.M.O.)

Comparing two insurance companies that offer managed care plans – Health Maintenance Organization (H.M.O.), Preferred Provider Organization (P.P.O.), or Point of Service (P.O.S.).  Your comparison should include the following:

a.   What are the similarities in what they offer?
b.   What are the differences in what they offer?
c.   What are the member/patient incentives?
d.   What are the innovations promoted?
e.   What are the facilities and patient satisfaction practices?
f.   Discuss provider incentives.
g.   What is your preferred/recommended choice of insurance company? Provide specific details to support your recommendation.

Your paper must be three to five double-spaced pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.  Utilize a minimum of four scholarly and/or peer-reviewed sources that were published within the last five years. All sources must be documented in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.