In preparing for this discussion, read Chapters 4 and 6 of the course text. For your initial post, address the following in the discussion forum:
- Discuss common issues in the contracting process.
- Describe four provider obligations commonly included in managed care contracts.
- Explain the importance of provider contracts in maintaining a provider network.
Your initial post should be 300 words. Support your response with a minimum of twocredible sources that were published in the last five years.
Book: Kongstvedt, P. R. (2012). Essentials of managed health care (6th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers