Discussion Board

For this week’s Discussion:

1.  Many hospitals are currently experiencing losses from operations. Describe some ways that a hospital can improve financial performance outside of its routine operations.

2.   Fee-for-service and capitation are two types of reimbursement that provide different incentives for healthcare providers. Provide your opinion as to the pluses and minuses of each.

3.  Describe the difference between the medical loss and administrative components of a health insurance premium.