CT 6 Healthcare Policy


Health Care Payment and Delivery Reform in Minnesota Medicaid

Assignment Required Reading:

Review the case study by clicking on the link. Prepare a paper that answers the following questions. What are accountable care organizations (ACOs)? What makes Minnesota unique in terms of a model for health system reform? Why are states experimenting with different models of integrated care? Are ACO’s a viable model to reduce the rate of growth in per-capita Medicaid spending? Why or why not?

Your paper should include the following: Four to six pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. Three to five peer reviewed references cited in the assignment.  Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list.  References should be current, not more than five years old; additional references articles from the popular press such as the WSJ and Washington Post should also be considered. Format paper in APA writing requirements.