Federal and State Policies
Prepare a 3-4 page, double-spaced paper (cite 3-4 reliable sources) that addresses the following:
• Regarding specific populations of patients utilizing long-term care (e.g. elderly, disabled), research and discuss the roles of federal and state governmental regulations on long-term care.
• Detail the impact of public policy on the financing of health care.
• Identify the affect of accreditation and certification on ensuring quality care of patients (JCAHO, OBRA, CARF).
• Detail licensure of individuals and how that affects quality of care.
• Summarize principles that should guide long-term care policy making.