HCA402—Module #6: Written Assignment #5:
Please see the grading rubric in the syllabus for specific requirements. In general, topics responses should be in the form of a short application paper, 2-3 pages in length in APA formatting, not including the required cover page and page for your reference list used to write about your chosen topics. In your paper: 1) introduce your topics, 2) discuss your topics, and then 3) make a conclusion about your topics.
In this assignment, the student will need to address the following healthcare quality initiatives in a short application paper: TOPIC: Healthcare quality initiatives. Explain the pay-for-performance quality initiatives under the Medicare Part A and Part B systems. Describe the important characteristics of screening tests and how they are used in both private and community health as a quality initiative. Go to CMS Hospital Compare, find a hospital in your area and describe your findings on its quality measures. See: http://www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov/