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Topic 8 Assignment: Final Paper Preparation Steps

Over the next three weeks you will be writing a scholarly paper over the topic of your choice in the area of health care cost cutting and cost effectiveness of providing care. This broad “umbrella topic” will provide you with a plethora of topics such as diagnosis-related groups, HMOs, PPOs, movement to ambulatory care, managed care, generic drug use, etc.

STEP 1:

Submit your paper topic for instructor approval. In addition, provide to your instructor citations for at least 5 scholarly peer-reviewed articles you will use in your paper, accompanied by a brief summary of each article.

Several thought of topics (Open to topic suggestions):

  1. Controlling Healthcare Costs While Promoting the Best Possible Care
  2. Is Better Care at a lower cost possible
  3. Cost Savings and Cost-Effectiveness

STEP 2:

The paper will be due the last day of class. This paper must:

  • be at least 5 pages (double-spaced) not including cover page or references
  • include at least 5 references from peer-reviewed journals or professional web sites that are no more than 5 years old
  • be written in APA style with appropriate in-text citations, a reference list and a cover page (abstract not required). For information on APA style, view the NAU Online Library’s “APA Style” page.

Do not plagiarize; this error is best avoided by properly paraphrasing authors’ works and giving credit to the author through in-text citations.

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