Write a three- to five-page double-spaced paper (excluding title and reference pages), addressing the following:
- Distinguish the roles of Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans in the healthcare delivery system.
- Assess the similarities and differences between Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans by comparing (a) strengths, weaknesses, and incentives; (b) commitment to access; and (c) risks to the consumers.
- Synthesize two recommendations for improvement, including your justification, of each managed care plan. (You should have a total of four recommendations for both Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans.)
Must use at least three scholarly, peer-reviewed, and/or other credible sources published in the past five years in addition to the course text.