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State Strategies (20 percentage of your overall grade)
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The purpose of this assignment is to familiarize students with health reform strategies adopted by states. Students will select a state health policy reform innovation and describe the rationale, how it was adopted (e.g., federal waivers, passage by state legislature), the funding structure, and (to the extent statistical data are available) its impact. Students should summarize their findings in a 1-2 page, single-spaced memo.
A few examples of state innovations include Vermont’s single payer system, Massachusetts’ health
reforms and Kentucky’s Medicaid healthcare program. A few examples of state innovations include
Vermont’s single payer system, Massachusetts’ health reforms and Kentucky’s Medicaid healthcare program
(None of these can be used).
Assignment Grading Criteria
Rationale/Adoption 30 points
Funding Structure 30 points
Impact on Healthcare 30 points
APA Format 10 points