Critical Thinking Assignment: Managed Care

Describe why the concept of managed care was introduced and how it changed the delivery of healthcare in America. Discuss how switching Medicaid and Medicare beneficiaries from the fee-for-service (FFS) system to managed care plans affects healthcare utilization, costs, and outcomes. Please write this in full APA style, including a cover page, introduction, thesis statement, conclusion, in-text citations, and a reference page.