Assignment 2: Health Insurance and Quality
Due Week 4 and worth 150 points
Imagine that you are the clinic manager of an urgent care center. Recently,
your center has seen an increase in complaints regarding long wait times,
inadequate or incomplete information from staff during visits, and the
relatively small number of insurance types accepted at the
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which
1. Examine at least three (3) examples of quality initiatives
that could increase patient satisfaction and potentially reduce
healthcare cost. Support the response with examples of
the successful application your chosen quality initiatives.
your position on the decision to accept Medicare or Medicaid as potential pay
sources for your urgent care center. Provide support with at least two (2)
examples that illustrate your position.
3. Use at least two (2)
quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites
do not qualify as academic resources. Your textbook will be the third (3)
Your assignment must follow these formatting
• Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size
12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow
APA format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name,
the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the
reference page are not included in the required assignment page
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this
• Analyze the impact of
healthcare financing and health insurance on
healthcare access, quality, and cost.
Determine the factors that affect healthcare quality
in healthcare organizations.
• Use technology
and information resources to research issues in
healthcare policy and law.
• Write clearly and
concisely about healthcare policy and law using proper