As a manager in a medical setting, it is an expectation to continuously seek out new opportunities to save money and manage patients more efficiently. In this scenario, assume the role of a manager in a medical clinic. A new opportunity to work with an MCO has been made available to the clinic and needs to be brought to the senior management team.
Evaluation Title: MCO Opportunity Memo
Write a memo to the senior management staff explaining the new MCO opportunity.
In the memo, include the following:
Summarize the three reimbursement methodologies (capitation, discounted fees, and salaries) in 250 words or less.
Choose one of the three reimbursement methodologies to recommend to the senior staff.
Provide rationale for the selection.
Discuss the pros and cons of the methodology.