you are asked to review the paper by A. Mains, A. Coustasse, K. Lykens: Physician Incentives: Managed Care and Ethics and answer the questions below.
- Consider this idea from the paper: “Medicine is a moral enterprise. Because MCOs are involved in the delivery of medical care, they too, are moral entities. However, MCOs are also businesses.”
- Explain the idea that the authors sought to convey.
- Discuss the physician’s dual function under an MCO model of care.
- What concerns do you have about the physician- patient relationship under MCOs?