I​‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‌‌‌‌‌​n Unit 3, you selected a health care policy and a special population (Homeless persons) to examine and analyze. For this assignment, you will look at that population and see how the U.S. health care policies offer access to health care services.
Prepare an analysis based on this population. Complete the following:
Identify the current U.S. health care policies that impact the special population you selected.
Explain the current status of this population as a result of the current U.S. policies.
Identify the political, economic, and cultural factors that influence the formulation of health care policy for this population.
Examine how the policies for this population impact communities.
Propose improvements to existing policies to advance the overall health of this population.
Discuss both the anticipated and unanticipated effects on community health should these improvements be implemented.
Writing Requirements
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
Written communication: Your writing needs to communicate professionally with correct English usage. Your points need to be logical, substantive, and relevant based on the evidence p​‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‌‌‌‌‌​resented. Your paper should clearly identify where each grading criteria or parts of the assignment are addressed by using APA-formatted headings and subheadings. In addition, your communication needs to be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting guidelines.
Number of resources: 3–5 peer-reviewed resources.
Length of paper: 1,500–2,000 words.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
Be sure to review the Application of Health Care Policy to Access Scoring Guide to understand how the assignment will be graded.
Readings:
Use the Capella library to complete the following:
Kominski, G. F. (2014). Changing the U.S. health care system: Key issues in health services policy and management (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Read Chapter 2, “Improving Access to Care,” pages 33–64.
Kullgren, McLaughlin, Mitra, and Armstrong’s 2012 article, “Nonfinancial Barriers and Access to Care for U.S. Adults,” from Health Services Research, volume 47, issue 1, page 462–485.
Use other outside reference​‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‌‌‌‌‌​s as well