Regulatory agencies are the physical manifestation of health care legislation. Each agency has a specific mission that is carried out under the authority of Congress.
Choose a health care organization of interest to you. Write a 1,000-1,250 word paper that addresses the following:
- Describe the purpose, mission, and goals of this health care organization. Provide an overview of the type of health care organization and the community it serves.
- Identify the regulating agencies that oversee the organization. What are the specific responsibilities assigned to regulating agencies? How do regulating agencies support heath care and the stakeholders in health care?
- Identify a health care issue/topic relevant for this organization (workplace safety, patient safety, quality, fraud and abuse, injury, etc.). Discuss the relevance of this issue or topic for the organization.
- Describe the role of the organization or administrator in compliance. What are the actions a health care administrator takes to comply with health care legislation?