Research a federal agency within the U.S. federal government that is a stakeholder in health care. Consider the complexity of the issues that decision makers at this agency must consider. Write a paper of 1,000-1,250 words addressing the following:
- Give an overview of the agency. Explain the types of concerns the agency addresses. Describe the impact the agency has on health care policy and delivery.
- Explain how each branch of government (i.e., judicial, legislative, and executive) impacts the agency’s mission.
- Identify at least one current initiative the agency considers a priority, and provide a summary of the initiative. Explain whether it is a health law or health policy and why.
- Describe how and why a health policy analyst needs to consider policy problems and health economics to make decisions.
A minimum of three scholarly sources must be cited, including your textbook.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA style guide located in the Student Success Center.