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Assignment #2: Policy Implementation (16 points)
Build on Assignment #1. You will cover the same health problem and the same policy unless I state otherwise. Some remedial action on Assignment #1 may be required for students to proceed to Assignment #2. Complete the assignment using the table format provided below. Except for titles, narrative format is expected with complete sentences. The table should be single spaced and a maximum of two and a half (2.5) pages. Also include a cover page and a reference page in APA Format (these do not count toward the page limit). Except in the case of titles, use complete sentences, i.e. write using narrative format. No more than 15% of direct quotes or paraphrasing are permitted in the document. Review the bolded text in the Class Guidelines section of the syllabus above for formatting requirements.
HGMT 310 Assignment #2
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Assignment #2 Title:
Provide a unique short name of your assignment submission and official title of the federal policy or legislation.
Identify the federal (or state agency if the federal law places this on the states) and subunit (such as a department, bureau or office) responsible for implementing (putting it into effect) the policy. If multiple agencies are involved, indicate the roles and responsibilities of each.
Describe how the legislation is implemented? Any programs implemented as a result of the policy or law? Are local public health departments involved? Are collaborating organizations engaged to achieve the aims of the policy? Are citizen’s involved? Are health provider organizations involved? Are grants awarded to organizations to execute the policy (i.e. FDA, CDC, etc.)?
What federal (or state agency if the federal law places this on the states) is responsible for enforcement? If multiple agencies are involved, indicate the roles and responsibilities of each.
What are the key areas for enforcement? How will compliance be measured, if at all? What penalties will be assessed, if any?
Impact on Health Care Organizations:
What should a Health Care Administrator know about this legislation and its related implementation? Does the implementation of this policy impact how Health Care Administrators deliver services? Include five bullets of how this federal legislation impacts health care organizations operating in your home state. How would the Health Care Administrator ensure compliance?
What internet resources are available to health organizations to find updates on programs implemented as a result of the policy you described?