Unit 2 Discussion – Plan Recommendations

Unit 2 Discussion – Plan Recommendations

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Plan Recommendations

Patients will often look to healthcare providers for information healthcare plans, coverage, and options.  Understanding and being able to communicate this information to patients is an important part of working in the healthcare field. Practice making recommendations in this discussion.

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There are three patients: Joe, Scott, and Steve.  Joe is 42, relatively healthy, and was a member of the Army for 20 years.  Scott is 67 and suffers from chronic bronchitis.  Steve is 25 and is battling stage 2 cancer.

These three patients can choose from one of the following plans (either from Group A or Group B):

  1. Group A Plans: Medicare, TRICARE
  2. Group B Plans: HMO, PPO, and POS

Joe, Scott, and Steve would like recommendations on the best plan options.


  • Select one patient (Joe, Scott, or Steve) and provide a Group A Plan and a Group B Plan that would be the best options for the provided parameters.  Include the following:
  1. A comparison of the two plans
  2. Rationale for selection of the plans
  3. A selection (between the two plans) of what the patient should ultimately choose and why.
  • Refer to the background material in this unit for assistance and complete outside research as appropriate.  Be sure to cite your resources.

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.

Estimated time to complete initial post: 2 hours

This topic is valued at 40 points.  Please review post and response expectations. Please review the rubric to ensure that your response meets criteria.

Cite any resources/references in APA formatting that were used in the discussion – if applicable.

Peer Responses/Participation

Due Sunday

Continue the conversation regarding patient plan options with classmates through response posts in the discussion board.

Instructions: In your responses to your classmates, include the following:

  • First response: Select a post where a classmate chose the same patient.
  1. Do you agree with the plan options for the patient? Why or why not?
  2. Do you agree with the final choice?  Why or why not?
  • Additional responses: Select posts where classmates chose different patients.
  1. Do you agree with the plan options for the patient? Why or why not?
  2. Do you agree with the final choice?  Why or why not?

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