Topic 1: Disease Process

  • Choose a payer type that is different from your choices in our discussions this week.
  • Compare the costs of covering healthcare services provided by this insurance in your area.
  • What insurance type is best suited for healthcare coverage of your hypothetical patient’s disease type?

Topic 2: Healthcare Profession

  • Estimate the cost of education and training for the healthcare professional you selected.
  • Research the earnings of such a professional at entry-level, at mid career, and at the top of the career.
  • How is this professional paid, for example, fee for service, salary, health insurance payment, etc.?