Assignment Health Care Policy Process
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Max Points: 80 Details: Identify a specific federal or state health care policy (Examples: A state children's health insurance program, Medicaid, Medicare, the Affordable Care Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, etc.). You can find suitable health policy examples to use for this assignment from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) (http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/), National Academy for State Health Policy (http://www.nashp.org/), or similar websites.
In a flowchart, illustrate how your chosen health care policy became law. The flow chart should include a historical timeline from the introduction of the law to its implementation. To create the flowchart, you may use either SmartArt in Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, or create a flowchart using Microsoft Publisher. After completing the flowchart, save the document as an Acrobat PDF file.
In addition, develop a short narrative (500-750 words) which describes the expected effects of the health care policy on specific health outcomes. Submit both the narrative and flowchart.
While APA style is not required for the narrative portion of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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