This assignment will be split up into two assignments. This being the first assignment. For this assignment, you will provide an outline for a research paper that you will do in next upcoming weeks which will be the second assignment. The research paper for the second assignment will be argumentative. The argumantative research paper requires you to take a position on an issue and support the position with persuasive facts and statements.
You will choose from the following topics the issue you are going to discuss.
-A history of Medicare cost containment policies
-Not for profit versus for profit
-State children health insurance programs
-Medicare prospective payment program
-Impact of obesity on healthcare costs
-Impact of diabetes on healthcare costs
-Impact of smoking on healthcare costs
-Cost of pharmacueiticals
-Medicare and Medicaid dual elibility
For this assignment, you will provide an outline.
A. Introuduction. The introduction should give a brief overview of the topic you are going to discuss.The last sentanece should be your thesis statement. The thesis statement should start with The purpose of this paper is to…
B. Body of Paper
The body of the paper should organize how you plan to address each required section of the paper.
-An overview of the issue
-Why is the issue a concern from a health care economics perspective
-Who are the major parties in this isssue
-Which market forces have an impact on this issue?
-How is demand illustrated in this issue?
-How is supply illustrated in this issue?
-How has the Affordable Care Act impacted this issue?
-How are health disparities demonstrated in this issue?
-How has the issue been improved in other global markets?
-What is your recommendations for making improvements based on economic principles?
Should summarize your thesis statement and suppprting items
D. Provide at least 5 references