Managed Care was birthed in the 1980’s. The concept of managed care was implemented as a cost-containment measure of the once soaring healthcare expenditures. As a result, additional concepts such as medical neccessity and utilization review came to the forefront. Visit the website for Kaiser-Permanente or another HMO in order to gain further insights. After performing your research, in 250 words, discuss the fundamental features of a managed care organization. Discuss your predictions on the future of managed care? Will it still be around in another 10-20 years or do you believe it will be replaced?