1. Describe the current basis for tax exemption for non-for-profit healthcare firms.
2. What are the relative community benefits provided by proprietary and not-for-profit hospitals?
3. What are (and describe) the basic methods of payment for healthcare firms?
4. Discuss some of the important considerations when negotiating a health plan contract.
Quality of posts
• Each of your posts (original posts & replies) must demonstrate your understanding of the topic.
• Post should show connections between lecture content, textbook content, and discussion.
• Relate new information with material previously covered in the class as well as with personal experience.
• Discuss at a critical level – don’t just recite facts from your reading, discussion, or lecture.
• Critical discussion includes your opinion of items mentioned, but also includes the reasons you hold that opinion, and why it may be inconsistent or consistent with what you’ve learned. Justify your reasoning with facts. How does what you’re presenting affect present and future situations?