Assignment #1 Title:
Provide (1) a short name for the health problem and (2) one short name of the federal legislation.
Describe and provide details about the health problem. Indicate in detail who is most impacted by this health problem. Include relevant statistics (incidence, mortality, morbidity, etc). This section must include how the problem impacts patients, health provider professionals, health organizations, and government. Note the human and financial costs. Use in-text citations and include a list of references
Healthy People 2020:
Summarize the health problem as recognized by Healthy People 2020. Discuss how the health problem you identified aligns with the HP2020 goals for the nation. Use in-text citations as needed. Does another governmental document describe the problem? If so, indicate the source. Hypothesize about why this specific societal health problem might have been excluded from HP2020
Official Title and Citation of the Legislation:
Indicate the government’s response to the health problem you selected. Select one piece of legislation. In this section include the Bill Number or the citation from the statute with the section.
Describe the public policy response:
Describe the scope of the legislation and the anticipated impact on the health of the population.
As of the date of submission of this report, what is the status of the legislation in the health policy cycle? Indicate and provide a citation of the source of information for this status of the legislation
Does the health policy adequately address the health problem you identified? Provide a citation of the source of information for this conclusion.
Resources for Updates:
What specific resource would a health organization use to check for updates on this policy? Provide a citation of the resource/source, and an example of such an update