Regulatory agencies are the physical manifestation of health care legislation. Each agency has a specific mission that is carried out under the authority of Congress.
Choose a health care organization of interest to you. Write a 1,000-1,250 word paper that addresses the following:
- Describe the purpose, mission, and goals of this health care organization. Provide an overview of the type of health care organization and the community it serves.
- Identify the regulating agencies that oversee the organization. What are the specific responsibilities assigned to regulating agencies? How do regulating agencies support heath care and the stakeholders in health care?
- Identify a health care issue/topic relevant for this organization (workplace safety, patient safety, quality, fraud and abuse, injury, etc.). Discuss the relevance of this issue or topic for the organization.
- Describe the role of the organization or administrator in compliance. What are the actions a health care administrator takes to comply with health care legislation?
Support your essay by including three to five scholarly sources, including your textbook.
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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