Identify the committee that you will present your research in front of. Also include the names of the committee members.

Policy Advocacy Presentation

Select a health policy issue from the list below. Analyze the policy issue using the given criteria. Assume that you must advocate for or argue against the policy issue in front of a Congressional health committee.

Health Policy Issues

  • Child Nutrition and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • CHIP
  • Veterans Healthcare Programs
  • PPACA
  • Universal Health Insurance
  • Aging and Chronic Care
  • Controlling the Costs of Medicare or Medicaid
  • Burden of Medicaid on State Budgets
  • Special Disease Topics: Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Cancer, or Alzheimer’s

Criteria for analyzing the policy issue

  • Identify the committee that you will present your research in front of. Also include the names of the committee members.
  • Research the policy issue using the most up to date sources.
  • Include background information on the issue, facts, your proposal, and arguments (pros and cons).
  • Be sure to address the political, financial, and economic issues related to the health policy.

Your research should provide answers to the following:

  • Discuss the specifics of who will be eligible and who will be responsible for providing services.
  • Discuss the impact of your proposal on recipients and providers of care. Include eligibility requirements for receiving benefits, application process, expected benefits, requirements for a provider to be eligible.
  • Identify the specific government health programs and organizations that are involved and analyze their role in the policy.
  • Examine budgetary issues such who will be responsible for funding: state, federal, or a combination of both.
  • In your closing argument (conclusion slide), make a final plea to Congress in pushing your agenda forward. Your argument should be compelling and grounded in facts.

In a Microsoft Word document, create a 4- to 5-page report on your research on the policy issue.

Also, create a PowerPoint presentation consisting of 15–20 slides to be presented in front of a Congressional health committee.

Instructions for creating the presentation

  • Each slide will have a brief explanation of not more than one or two paragraphs in the Notes section located below the slide.
  • Graphics, audio, and video should be used sparingly. Sources for graphics are usually placed at the bottom of the graphic.
  • Include a title slide in the presentation.
  • Body of the presentation will include one or two slides for an introduction, the subtopics of the presentation, and a conclusion (one or two slides).
  • Include a reference slide(s) in the presentation.

Note: Please add additional content in the Notes section.

Support your responses with examples.

Cite any sources in APA format.

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