Essay on Abc Insurance

682 Words Aug 2nd, 2012 3 Pages
The first step that ABC Insurance Company should do is the conduction of some research in regards what Verde Greene Hospital wants them to do in order to get with their contract. ABC has always taken in consideration what employers wants and how to provide services for their costumers. They should analyze how much they will win or loose if they get the contract with the stipulations that Verde Greene Hospital has requested. If they agree they should consider an antitrust behavior and consider the two laws that controls those type of action:
1. The Sherman Act (1890)
“Section 1: Every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce among the several states, or with foreign
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Are they will be able to keep the excellent services provided to this populations? They need to consider their staff, their reputation and how an antitrust behavior should affect their future.
Employers should express their concern and try to make them understand how their services will be affected. The Information Week explain how “the shortages will likely result in longer wait times in emergency rooms and to see primary care physicians, greater fragmentation of care, and potentially more medical errors, the survey indicated (Versel, 2011)”. How the nursing and other department will suffer and how this will cause a shortage in staffing and it will cause stress on them that at the end will affect the quality of care.
If the agreement is closed patients will have an impact in the services, access to care, cost and quality can be affected it. They should ask themselves; how this would affect my access to care? How the quality will be affecting it? It will be worth it to travel far and long distance in order to receive care versus the savings I received form the insurance? How my treatments will be affected if I have to change provider? These are some of the question that patients and ABC

should be answering. They will have a few options and as a patient they have the right to complaint with member services in ABC and agencies that

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