What Is Managed Care? - Definition, History & Systems


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Managed care can be best described as _____.

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1. The following are two examples of managed care delivery systems:

2. What is the first example of managed care in the United States?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is managed care? You can assess your knowledge of this care and its history by completing the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools can help gauge your comprehension of:

  • A managed care delivery system that lets members choose PPO or HMO options
  • The first example of managed care in the US
  • The managed care system requiring its members to select a contracted primary care provider for coordinated care
  • What managed care is
  • Two examples of managed care delivery systems

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of managed care delivery systems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the meaning of managed care
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on managed care history and systems

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called What Is Managed Care? - Definition, History & Systems to review more about this type of care. You can complete the following tasks as well:

  • Review the history of managed care in the United States
  • Determine why managed care exists
  • Identify the three main delivery systems