Pros and Cons of Managed Care Plans

Conduct your own research to locate a peer-reviewed scholarly article that covers issues related to a managed care plan. Review the article and describe the pros and cons of the particular managed health care plan presented in the article.  Your paper should include the following:

a.   What are the areas of opportunity/benefit?
b.   What are the weaknesses/areas of improvement?
c.   What innovation is needed?
d.   Detail the management/governance system in place.
e.   What is the impact on the patients, providers, and practitioners?
f.   What are your recommendations?
g.   Do you agree with the authors views?

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 three (one of which is the article used for review) 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.