HCA 315 Week 4 Asssignment | Southwestern College
The purpose of this Assignment is to provide the opportunity for
you to further your critical thinking skills, further develop your writing
effectiveness concerning a relevant healthcare topic, and demonstrate your
understanding of critical terms and concepts related to the assigned topic, and
their application to the healthcare industry. The questions that this
assignment is to address are as follows:
What role has the federal government played in the establishment
of healthcare reform, pricing and pricing structure stability,
and healthcare cost reduction?
What role has your local/state government played in the
establishment of healthcare reform, pricing and pricing
structure stability, and healthcare cost reduction? Any local
Be sure to include how
pricing/fees are set for different entity types, i.e. hospitals,
surgery centers, physician offices, etc. are established and by
Are there defined time frames
in which to review and adjust pricing/fees? If so-by whom?
The incorporation of real world
application (examples) is also required.
Look through history of reform and locate and discuss at least one
other plan, outside of the Affordable Care Act--
that was discussed and bypassed
that never made it to the table
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A minimum of
three (3) pages or 750 words excluding the title page and
references, which are required.
Use support from at least three
reputable Healthcare sources (other than course materials), i.e.
Course reading, professional association Web-based materials, and/or
professional or peer-reviewed journal articles written in the last five years
are required as sources.
Use APA format.
Times New Roman 12 pt
font, double spaced with 1" margins.
Title and reference pages
An abstract is not required.
Include a titled introduction,
conclusion, and major section headings.
Be sure to tend to the question in a complete and substantive
manner with expert support for your conclusion.
Be sure to review the assignment grading rubric and the
requirements listed above to ensure you are meeting the assignment’s