Regulatory agencies are physical manifestation of health care legislation. Each agency has 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. Discuss the population, or stakeholders, that this organization is committed to serving.
- Identify the regulating agencies that oversee the organization. Why is the role of a regulatory agency important in health care? What are the specific responsibilities assigned to regulating agencies? How do regulation 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.
- Evaluate the organization’s ability to meet the legal and ethical requirements based on agency regulations.
Support your paper using three to five sources.