Here is a general description of the final paper.
Health Policy Analysis -Final paper writing assignment: The student will select a health issue
currently facing the American public. . The final paper must include the items on the Checklist for
Writing a Policy Analysis set out in Chapter 14, page 289 of our e-text. Please see the final
project-scoring rubric at the end of this syllabus. This assignment is worth 15% of your grade.
You will be presenting this analysis at the end of our semester during week 13. (Check list
included in separate link, as well as previous assignment)
Your paper should be no more than 5 pages long.
Please remember that this is a health policy and politics course. It is not a health course. Please
DO NOT submit a paper that discusses say, the causes of and treatment for a disease. Discuss
the health care policies that manage that disease in our country and your analysis of that policy.
Your final paper which will be a health care policy analysis. You will get to complete steps 1 and
2 as part of your discussion board in Week 8 (). The Week 8 discussion board is 15% of your
grade so do not miss out! The purpose of this assignment is to help you develop job skills you
will need in the health services management marketplace. It will help you develop critical thinking
skills when analyzing health care policies that may positively or adversely affect your institution,
your patients, your neighborhood, your city or your nation.