Application: U.S. Health Policy
How does the legislative process affect health policy in the United States? What opportunities do health care administrators have to enact change?
Select a specific type of health care setting described in Week 4. With this setting in mind, review the Learning Resources for this week and consider the following questions:
What are the key features of the legislative process?
What are the limitations of the U.S. political system?
What opportunities and responsibilities for enacting reform do health care administrators in this specific setting have?
With this in mind, write a 1- to 2-page paper in which you:
Describe the key features of the legislative process and how they affect health policy reform efforts
Identify one or more limitations of the U.S. political system
Describe at least one opportunity or responsibility for enacting reform that a health care administrator may have related to the specific setting you have chosen
Your written assignments must follow APA guidelines. Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate. Refer to the Pocket Guide to APA Style to ensure your in-text citations and reference list are correct.