HCA 315 Unit 2 – Case Study: The Government
The purpose of this Case Study paper 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 question that this case study paper is to address is as follows:
What role has the federal government played in the establishment of healthcare pricing and in healthcare cost reduction?
Carefully consider the reading and discussion for this week, and related perspectives in the healthcare field. Be sure to consult and relay perspectives from at least three healthcare industry expert sources, in your own words, that contribute toward and substantiate your conclusion regarding this question. Be sure to give credit for those perspectives by citing the sources. 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. The incorporation of real world application (examples) are also required.
Prepare a minimum of a 750-word, APA formatted paper, excluding the title page and reference page of which both are required. Please note that the minimum word count is simply a minimum and you will most likely exceed that in order to effectively address the objectives. An abstract is not required: however, the paper should provide a titled Introduction, Conclusion, and major section headings. This paper is a formal paper, so formal writing style and conventions are expected. Be sure to attend to the question in a complete and substantive manner with expert support for your conclusion, and review the grading rubric carefully before completing this assignment.