Explain the similarities and differences of Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans by comparing and contrasting the following three issues:
1. Strengths, weaknesses and incentives between Medicare and Medicaid.
2. Commitment to access for both plans.
3. Risks to the consumer associated with either plan.
Lastly, provide three recommendations for improvement of each medical plan and your justification for each.
Your paper must be three to four double-spaced pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In addition to the course text, utilize a minimum of five peer-reviewed sources that were published within the last five years. All sources must be documented in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.