“HA3120D – Essentials of Managed Care

LP01 Assignment: Impact Paper

Write a 2 to 3 page paper concerning the impact the development of MCOs has had on the doctor-patient relationship.

.List issues that have impacted the doctor-patient relationship due to the development of MCOs and the change in what the MCO expects from a doctor.
.After listing the issues, discuss the positives and/or negatives of each.
.From your text readings and research through the virtual library, etc., do you believe that the doctor-patient relationship has been affected more positively or negatively?
.Cite references to back your writings.