Your Course Project should be 7–10 pages in length, with 10-point font, and double-spaced. Include a cover page, table of contents, introduction, body of the report, summary/conclusion, and works cited. Even though this is not a scientific writing assignment, and is mostly creative in nature, references are still very important. At least six authoritative outside references are required. This HSM420 Course Project provides you with an opportunity to select one important health insurance, managed care, or healthcare reform challenge (or problem to solve) and analyze it in greater depth in a written format.
The paper should critically analyze the issues related to your topic within the context of the current healthcare environment, and also considering future directions in U.S. medical care. These should be listed on the last page, titled Works Cited APA style. Appropriate citations are required. All DeVry University policies are in effect, including the plagiarism policy. Papers are due during Week 7 of this course. Any questions about this paper may be discussed in the weekly Q & A Discussion topic. This Course Project is worth 320 total points and will be graded on quality of research topic, quality of paper information, use of citations, grammar, and sentence structure.
Your final Course Project must include the following sections in addition to a cover page and table of contents. It may also include other sections if you deem it necessary and appropriate:
I. Introduction II Background III Define the Challenges and Problems Associated With Your Topic IV Review of the Literature V Challenges/Problems Analysis VI Recommend Solutions VII Implementation of Solutions VIIIJustification IX Summary and Conclusion X Works Cited