For HSM410, you will be completing a Healthcare Policy Analysis Paper. You will be required to choose a single past, current, or proposed legislative item to analyze. Below, you will find the deadlines and requirements of this project. All assignments related to the project, including the final version of your paper, total 250 points, or 25% of your overall class grade.
Submit a brief description of the problem/issue that your legislation addresses and the legislation itself that you will analyze in your paper.
t is expected that you will provide a focused topic that identifies a problem/issue of concern and the legislation that is/has/will address the problem. Once you have identified your legislation, you will not be allowed to change. Complete some preliminary research to ensure that you have enough sources and information available to meet both the page length and a number of source requirements.
Topics such as HIPAA and Medicare (for example) are too broad for this assignment. You need to focus your topic on a specific aspect, such as the Privacy Rules of HIPAA or the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit.