Health Policy Discussions.
Health Policy Discussions
Complete the following for this assignment:
- Select 1 health issue such as diabetes, cancer, aging, chronic diseases, or obesity, and describe how current health policy (federal or state) addresses this health issue.
- List the steps required to develop health policy that impacts the targeted population.
- Evaluate whether or not the health policy related to the issue selected has the potential to transform health care delivery in the United States.
- If you believe the current policy is not effective, make recommendations to improve the health policy, and support your work using credible, cited sources.
Locate a recent peer-reviewed article from a health care journal that reports on how well the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is working. You can use the studentlogin.coloradotech.edu/unifiedportal/3/6/?hash=%2flibrary%2f” target=”_blank”>CTU online library and course reading materials to locate sources of articles about the PPACA.
Provide an analysis of whether or not you agree with the author of this article, and assess what can be learned from past health reform efforts that can help improve the U.S health system in the future.