HLT-314V Health Policy Formulation and Analysis

Choose a topic on which to develop a policy. This topic may address a needed change in technology, health care literacy, staffing, billing, diagnosis, etc. Using the services found in chapters 6-9 of Allied Health: Practical Issues and Trends in the New Millennium, construct a 1,000-1,250 Policy Composition using the seven steps of policy formation. Address the following:


1.      Define the problem.

2.      Assemble the evidence of the problem or need for a policy.

3.      Construct alternative solutions to the problem.

4.      Select the criteria for choosing the correct solution from the alternatives.

5.      Predict the outcomes of the policy changes.

6.      Confront the trade-offs of not having a policy or addressing the problem.

7.      Decide on a recommendation.


Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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