The purpose of the Session Long Project is to evaluate quality for managed care organizations and hospitals. The following resource should help you when accessing quality report cards.
Health and Human Services Website:
In Module 1, please explain how Health and Human Services formulates its quality ratings for hospitals. Consider at least one advantage and one disadvantage of this published information.
As identified above, in Module 1, please explain how Health and Human Services formulates its quality ratings for hospitals. Consider at least one advantage and one disadvantage of this published information.
Use information from the modular background readings as well as any good quality resource you can find. Cite all sources and provide a reference list at the end of your paper.
- Support your assignment with peer-reviewed articles, with at least 3-4 references. Use the following link for additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals: http://www.angelo.edu/services/library/handouts/peerrev.php.
- You may use the following source to assist in formatting your assignment: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/.
- For additional information on reliability of web sources, review the following document: https://www.edb.utexas.edu/petrosino/Legacy_Cycle/mf_jm/Challenge%201/website%20reliable.pdf.
- Cite ALL sources and provide a reference list at the end of your paper.
- LENGTH: 4 Pages
- APA FORMAT
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