1. What is your first impression of the BCBS proposal? Is BCBS being “unreasonable”? Should the group consider it? Why, or why not? (9 pts.)
2. If Dr. Open decides to meet with BCBS, are there particular provisions that he should insist be included in any new bundled payment contractual arrangement? If so, please explain what they should be and why you think they should be included. (9 pts.)
3. What data do you think Dr. Open needs to gather before entering into further negotiations with BCBS? Why? (7 pts.)
Your memo should be no longer than four pages (double-spaced, 10 point font or larger). Please include references and citations and put quotes in quotation marks where appropriate.