Week 8 Assignment 3- The Convergence of Healthcare Financing and Economic Trends and Forces
Due Week 8 and worth 100 points
Note: Use the textbook, course readings, Strayer online library, and other reputable online sources to
complete this assignment.
Prepare a fifteen to twenty (15 to 20) slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed
scholarly speaker notes in which you:
1. Compare the three (3) current health care financing and funding models (i.e., employee based,
government based, and individual based) used with the healthcare delivery system of the United
States.

Thoroughly compared the three (3) current health care financing and funding models (i.e.,
employee based, government based, and individual based) used with the healthcare delivery
system of the United States. Thoroughly compared and contrasted key economic goals of
public and private health insurance plans. Thoroughly evaluated the success potential of key
economic goals in terms of populations covered, services included, financing arrangements,
reimbursement strategies, and economic competition policies. Weight: 10%

2. Compare and contrast key economic goals of public and private health insurance plans.

Thoroughly compared and contrasted key economic goals of public and private health
insurance plans. Thoroughly evaluated the success potential of key economic goals in terms
of populations covered, services included, financing arrangements, reimbursement strategies,
and economic competition policies. Weight: 10%

3. + Evaluate the success potential of key economic goals in terms of populations covered,
services included, financing arrangements, reimbursement strategies, and economic competition
policies.
4. Analyze the key effects of labor market, insurance market, and competitive market factors on
health care delivery requirements at your current or previous organization of employment.

Thoroughly analyzed the key effects of labor market, insurance market, and competitive
market factors on health care delivery requirements at your current or previous
organization of employment. Weight: 15%

5. Determine what changes are occurring in the economy or concerning labor and regulatory factors
that must be considered in the future.

Thoroughly determined what changes are occurring in the economy or concerning labor
and regulatory factors that must be considered in the future. Weight: 10%

6. Suggest the key national trends that you believe currently affect competition and pricing
initiatives. Justify your response.

Thoroughly suggested the key national trends that you believe currently affect
competition and pricing initiatives. Thoroughly justified your response. Weight: 15%

7. Suggest the main quality indicators that typically affect health insurance pricing at the local level.
Justify your response.

Thoroughly suggested the main quality indicators that typically affect health insurance
pricing at the local level. Thoroughly justified your response. Weight: 15%

8. Use a minimum of six (6) reputable references sources including three (3) sources from peer
reviewed journals.

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices. Weight: 5%

9. Error free or almost error free grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Weight: 5%
10. In-text citations and references are error free or almost error free and consistently formatted
correctly in APA style.. Weight: 5%
11. Sources are consistently integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and
summarizing. Weight: 5%
12. Information is provided in a clear, coherent, and consistent manner with reasons and evidence
that logically support ideas. Weight: 5%
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your
professor for any additional instructions.

Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the
professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not
included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Assess current economic trends that influence the cost, quality, and access to care.

Analyze the impact of managed care on cost, quality, and access within managed care
organizations and the health insurance market.

Use technology and information resources to research issues in health economics.

Write clearly and concisely about health economics using proper writing mechanics.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and
language and writing skills,