Resource: Government Regulatory Agencies and Impact on Consumer Choices Outline grading criteria located on the student website.
Resource: University of Phoenix Material: Agency Overview located on the student website
Health care consumers and providers have access to a variety of health care products and services, which may be a benefit and a challenge. Governmental oversight of health care products and services exist and affect both the type and quality of products and services to which health care consumers have access. Health care products and services are regulated by a variety of governmental agencies, such as the following:
The Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising, and Communications (DDMAC)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
To prepare for the Government Regulatory Agencies and Influence on Consumer Choices Presentation due in Week Five, you must develop a content outline that is submitted to the facilitator for approval in Week Three. This outline serves as the foundation for your presentation.
Explore the agencies in the government links pertaining to the government agencies in the Health Care Web Links section on the student website and the University of Phoenix Material: Agency Overview document.
Select a government agency and product or service category.
Write a 350- to 700-word outline to turn in to your facilitator for review. Include the following:
The identity of the agency and the role of the governmental agency selected
The health care product or service category selected
Your initial rationale for selecting this area of focus