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you are employed at a non-profit organization in rural Minot, North Dakota (population ≈ 49,000). As the Lead Health care Project Manager, you have been charged with developing a project charter for the new “Rural Health Improvement” project. This project goal is to increase access to health care services in the area.
Based on your module reading and your own research, include the following in your project charter:
- Factors of your project (i.e., aim, timeframe, cost, scope, etc.).
- Major stakeholders and each stakeholder interest in the project.
- At least two innovative approaches to health care delivery.
- At least two expected outcomes of your project.
Fronstin, P. & MacDonald, J. (2008). Consumer- Driven Health Plans: Are they Working. Retrieved from http://online.wsj.com/ad/employeebenefits-consumer_driven_plans.html
conduct a comparative essay. Your comparative analysis should include a detailed comparative chart (see example at the following source: https://philsblogspace.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/eco-chart.jpg?w=1400). In your comparative analysis and chart, you are to evaluate and discuss:
- The key features, differences, and disadvantages between MCOs, HMOs, PPOs, POSs, and ACOs.
- The key features of a Consumer-Driven Health Care Plan (CDHP).
- The future of CDHPs, MCOs, HMOs, PPOs, POSs, and ACOs.