Health Economics

Assignment 4: Current and Future Economic Issues Impacting Healthcare Sector

Use the Internet to research five (5) of what you believe to be the most important and pressing economic issues that confront the United States healthcare industry today and will continue to do so into the next decade.

Provide a review of these issues in a ten to twelve (10-12) page paper in which you: (Cover Page and Reference Page Not Included)

  • Provide a detailed description of the issues that you have researched.
  • Analyze the most significant economic effects of the researched issues on healthcare industry. Provide at least two (2) examples of these issues to support your response.
  • Suggest specific strategies that relevant entities / stakeholders may use to address the selected issues from an economic perspective. Justify your response.
  • Determine the strategic manner in which the United States can apply best economic best practices from other countries in addressing these issues.
  • Assess the likelihood of government and or private sector effectively addressing the issues.
  • Use at least ten (10) current references. Five (5) of these references must be from current peer-reviewed sources to support and substantiate your comments and perspectives.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Analyze the factors that are influencing the demand and supply of health care services in the U.S.
  • Compare and contrast the U.S. health care system with the health care system of other countries.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in health economics.
  • Write clearly and concisely about health economics using proper writing mechanics.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills.

Assignment 4: Current and Future Economic Issues Impacting Healthcare Sector

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1.Provide a detailed description of the issues that you have researched.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely provided a detailed description of the issues that you have researched.

Partially provided a detailed description of the issues that you have researched.

Satisfactorily provided a detailed description of the issues that you have researched.

Thoroughly provided a detailed description of the issues that you have researched.

2.Analyze the most significant economic effects of the researched issues on healthcare industry. Provide at least two (2) examples of these issues to support your response.
Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely analyzed the most significant economic effects of the researched issues on healthcare industry. Did not submit or incompletely provided at least two (2) examples of these issues to support your response.

Partially analyzed the most significant economic effects of the researched issues on healthcare industry. Partially provided at least two (2) examples of these issues to support your response.

Satisfactorily analyzed the most significant economic effects of the researched issues on healthcare industry. Satisfactorily provided at least two (2) examples of these issues to support your response.

Thoroughly analyzed the most significant economic effects of the researched issues on healthcare industry. Thoroughly provided at least two (2) examples of these issues to support your response.

3.Suggest specific strategies that relevant entities / stakeholders may use to address the selected issues from an economic perspective. Justify your response.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely suggested specific strategies that relevant entities / stakeholders may use to address the selected issues from an economic perspective. Did not submit or incompletely justified your response.

Partially suggested specific strategies that relevant entities / stakeholders may use to address the selected issues from an economic perspective.Partially justified your response.

Satisfactorily suggested specific strategies that relevant entities / stakeholders may use to address the selected issues from an economic perspective.Satisfactorily justified your response.

Thoroughly suggested specific strategies that relevant entities / stakeholders may use to address the selected issues from an economic perspective.Thoroughly justified your response.

4.Determine the strategic manner in which the United States can apply best economic best practices from other countries in addressing these issues.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely determined the strategic manner in which the United States can apply best economic best practices from other countries in addressing these issues.

Partially determined the strategic manner in which the United States can apply best economic best practices from other countries in addressing these issues.

Satisfactorily determined the strategic manner in which the United States can apply best economic best practices from other countries in addressing these issues.

Thoroughly determined the strategic manner in which the United States can apply best economic best practices from other countries in addressing these issues.

5.Assess the likelihood of government and or private sector effectively addressing the issues.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely assessed the likelihood of government and or private sector effectively addressing the issues.

Partially assessed the likelihood of government and or private sector effectively addressing the issues.

Satisfactorily assessed the likelihood of government and or private sector effectively addressing the issues.

Thoroughly assessed the likelihood of government and or private sector effectively addressing the issues.

6.10 references (or number in the assignment)

Weight: 5%

No references provided

Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices.

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.

7.Writing Mechanics, Grammar, and Formatting

Weight: 5%

Serious and persistent errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.

Partially free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.

Mostly free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.

Error free or almost error free grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.

8.Appropriate use of APA in-text citations and reference section

Weight: 5%

Lack of in-text citations and / or lack of reference section.

In-text citations and references are provided, but they are only partially formatted correctly in APA style.

Most in-text citations and references are provided, and they are generally formatted correctly in APA style.

In-text citations and references are error free or almost error free and consistently formatted correctly in APA style.

9.Information Literacy/Integration of Sources

Weight: 5%

Serious errors in the integration of sources, such as intentional or accidental plagiarism, or failure to use in-text citations.

Sources are partially integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.

Sources are mostly integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.

Sources are consistently integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.

10.Clarity and Coherence of Writing

Weight: 5%

Information is confusing to the reader and fails to include reasons and evidence that logically support ideas

Information is partially clear with minimal reasons and evidence that logically support ideas

Information is mostly clear and generally supported with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas

Information is provided in a clear, coherent, and consistent manner with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas

 
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